from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A hooded fur outer garment worn in the Arctic, originally of pullover design but now generally having a front closure.
- n. A coat or jacket with a hood and usually a warm lining for cold-weather wear.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A long jacket with a hood which protects the wearer against rain and wind.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An outer garment made of the skins of birds or mammals, worn by Eskimos, etc.
- n. A coat with a fur lining and a hood, used for protection in very cold weather.
- n. Any of a variety of jackets with attached hoods, usually of very warm or waterproof construction so as to provide protection from cold or rainy weather.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A coat, sack, or other outer garment made of bird-skins sewed together with the feathers on the inside, worn by the Aleuts.
- n. A curious fossil from the Old Red Sandstone of Scotland and England.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a kind of heavy jacket (`windcheater' is a British term)
Alaskan Russian, pelt, ultimately of Nenets origin.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Aleut parka, from Russian парка (párka). (Wiktionary)