from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A loose one-piece outer garment worn in public by male citizens in ancient Rome.
- n. A robe of office; a professional or ceremonial gown.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Loose outer garment worn by the citizens of Rome.
- n. Loose wrap gown.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The loose outer garment worn by the ancient Romans, consisting of a single broad piece of woolen cloth of a shape approaching a semicircle. It was of undyed wool, except the border of the toga prætexta.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The principal outer garment worn by the ancient Romans.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a one-piece cloak worn by men in ancient Rome
Latin; see (s)teg- in Indo-European roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin toga, from tegō ("I clothe"). (Wiktionary)