lederhosen

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from German Lederhose (literally leather trousers). The -n added at the end of the singular nominative is either a feature of the Bavarian dialect or the regular German plural form, which is only used to refer to several pairs.

Knopflatz Lederhose ca. 1940 cropped.jpg

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lederhosen pl (plural only)

  1. A pair of knee-breeches made of leather, typical of Bavaria.

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