Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A lightweight informal kimono, usually made of cotton.

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  • noun a kind of light kimono.

Etymologies

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

[Japanese, short for yukatabira : yu, hot water (since it is worn before and after bathing) + katabira, cloth for a hanging screen, lightweight kimono (originally, one side of a lined kimono) (from kata, side, direction + hira, leaf, sheet).]

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From Japanese 浴衣 (ゆかた, yukata).

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