Definitions

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  • noun A woman's full trousers cut to resemble a skirt.

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  • noun Singular form of culottes.

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  • noun a divided skirt

Etymologies

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[French, breeches, diminutive of cul, rump, from Latin cūlus; see (s)keu- in Indo-European roots.]

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From the French

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  • Nickname for the Pied-Billed Grebe, so called because only its feet are visible outside of its feathers.

    December 11, 2007

  • Haha, that's cute!

    December 11, 2007