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cotta Line breaks: cotta
Pronunciation: /ˈkɒtə/

Definition of cotta in English:


A short garment resembling a surplice, worn typically by Catholic priests and servers.


Mid 19th century: from Italian; ultimately related to coat.

Words that rhyme with cotta

blotter, cottar, dotter, gotta, hotter, jotter, knotter, otter, pelota, plotter, potter, ricotta, rotter, spotter, squatter, terracotta, totter, trotter

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