machicote

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EtymologyEdit

From Ojibwe majigoodenh ‎(dress), from Proto-Algonquian *-iko·tay ‎(skirt), with an empty prefix and contemptive suffix.

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NounEdit

machicote ‎(plural machicotes)

  1. (US, Canada, historical) An underskirt worn by some Native American girls and women.

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