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 Федо́ра ‎(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).