machicote

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Etymology[edit]

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

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machicote (plural machicotes)

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

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