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maillot (n.)

"tight-fitting one-piece swimsuit," 1928, from French maillot "swaddling clothes," from Old French mailloel (13c.), probably an alteration of maille "mesh" (see mail (n.2)). Borrowed earlier by English in the sense of "tights" (1888).

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Definitions of maillot from WordNet

maillot (n.)
a woman's one-piece bathing suit;
Synonyms: tank suit
maillot (n.)
tights for dancers or gymnasts;
From wordnet.princeton.edu