Definition of manteau in English:

manteau

Syllabification: man·teau
Pronunciation: /manˈtō
 
/

noun (plural manteaus or manteaux /-ˈtōz/)

historical
  • A loose gown or cloak worn by women.

Origin

late 17th century: from French; compare with mantua.

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