manteau

manteau

[man-toh, man-toh]
noun, plural manteaus, manteaux [man-tohz, man-tohz] . Obsolete.
a mantle or cloak, especially one worn by women.

Origin:
1665–75; < French; see mantle

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manteau (ˈmæntəʊ, French mɑ̃to)
 
n , pl French -teaus, -teaux
a cloak or mantle
 
[C17: via French from Latin mantellummantle]

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