Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A Japanese jacket made of cotton or similar material and having an open front, often fastened with ties.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

Japanese happi : han, half (from Middle Chinese panh) + pi, to wear (from Middle Chinese biʔ, phi).

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