fedora

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Etymology[edit]

This word comes from a 19th century play by Victorien Sardou titled "Fédora". The heroine, Fédora Romanoff, wore a center-creased, soft brimmed hat. The name comes from the Russian Федора (Fedóra), feminine form of Фёдор (Fjódor), from Ancient Greek Θεόδωρος (Theódōros, gift of god), derived from θεός (theós, god) and δῶρον (dôron, gift)

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Noun[edit]

A fedora

fedora (plural fedoras)

  1. A felt hat with a fairly low, creased crown with a brim that can be turned up or down.

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References[edit]

  • fedora” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary (2001).