from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A woman's full trousers cut to resemble a skirt. Often used in the plural.
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- n. Singular form of culottes.
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- n. a divided skirt
French, breeches, diminutive of cul, rump, from Latin cūlus; see (s)keu- in Indo-European roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From the French (Wiktionary)