Etymology
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soutane (n.)

"long, buttoned gown or frock with sleeves, outer garment of Roman Catholic ecclesiastics," 1838, from French soutane, from Old French sotane "undershirt," from Medieval Latin subtana "an under-cassock," from Latin subtus "beneath, under, below" (from PIE root *upo "under").

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Definitions of soutane

soutane (n.)
a long cassock with buttons down the front; worn by Roman Catholic priests;
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