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gibus

[jahy-buh s] /ˈdʒaɪ bəs/
noun, plural gibuses.
1.
Also called gibus hat.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50; named after Gibus, 19th-century Frenchman, its inventor
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British Dictionary definitions for gibus hat

gibus

/ˈdʒaɪbəs/
noun
1.
another name for opera hat
Word Origin
C19: named after Gibus, 19th-century Frenchman who invented it
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