from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Variant of caftan.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A long tunic worn in the Eastern Mediterranean.
- n. A long dress or shirt similar in style to those worn in the Eastern Mediterranean.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- See caftan.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See caftan.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a woman's dress style that imitates the caftan cloaks worn by men in the Near East
- n. a (cotton or silk) cloak with full sleeves and sash reaching down to the ankles; worn by men in the Levant
Via Russian кафтан, from Turkish kaftan, from Persian خفتان (xaftân). (Wiktionary)