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[kuh-moh-nuh, -noh] /kəˈmoʊ nə, -noʊ/

noun, plural kimonos.
a loose, wide-sleeved robe, fastened at the waist with a wide sash, characteristic of Japanese costume.
a woman’s loose dressing gown.
noun (pl) -nos
a loose sashed ankle-length garment with wide sleeves, worn in Japan
any garment copied from this

1630s, from Japanese kimono, literally “a thing put on,” from ki “wear, put on” + mono “thing.”

noun phrase

A casing of cement containing a corpse for disposal in deep water (1940s+)

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