Definition of balmacaan in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌbalməˈkan/ /-ˈkän/


A loose overcoat with raglan sleeves.
Example sentences
  • I was quite taken with her coats, with the plaid balmacaan being particularly lovely.
  • There is a major trend toward silver this season, so there are trench coats and balmacaans in silver, but that's not the only choice.
  • A clear winner was the’ knee-length mink balmacaan, worn over the shoulder, backed by hand-painted camouflage.

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Syllabification: bal·ma·caan

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