Associations to the word «Kaftan»

Wiktionary

KAFTAN, noun. A long tunic worn in the Eastern Mediterranean.
KAFTAN, noun. A long dress or shirt similar in style to those worn in the Eastern Mediterranean.

Dictionary definition

KAFTAN, noun. A woman's dress style that imitates the caftan cloaks worn by men in the Near East.
KAFTAN, noun. A (cotton or silk) cloak with full sleeves and sash reaching down to the ankles; worn by men in the Levant.

Wise words

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