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cotta

Class:

noun

Etymology:

Medieval Latin, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German kozza coarse mantle
(Source: Merriam-Webster)  [more]

Definition references

Collins Dictionary:

cotta [Roman Catholic Church]

a short form of surplice (5 of 411 words, 6 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/cotta

Wikipedia:

Cotta [disambiguation]
(1764 – 1832)

the name of a well-known publishing house of 19th century Germany, primarily developed by businessperson Johann Friedrich Cotta. Cotta is a surname: Aurelia Cotta (120-54 BC) was the mother of Julius Caesar. | Bernhard von Cotta (1808-1879) was a... (38 of 175 words, 10 definitions)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Cotta

Oxford Dictionary:

cotta

a short garment resembling a surplice, worn typically by Catholic priests and servers (13 of 40 words, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/cotta

Merriam-Webster:

cotta

a waist-length surplice (3 of 30 words, pronunciation)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/cotta

Random House Dictionary:

cotta [ecclesiastical]

a surplice. | a short surplice, sleeveless or with short sleeves, worn especially by choristers. (14 of 23 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/cotta

American Heritage Dictionary:

cotta | cottae [plural] | cottas [plural]

A short surplice. (3 of 17 words, pronunciations)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/cotta

Wiktionary:

cotta [Italian]

surplice, cassock, tabard | crush (infatuation) | batch (for a kiln or oven) | feminine of cotto (14 of 16 words, 4 definitions)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/cotta

New World Dictionary:

cotta

a short surplice (3 of 14 words, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/cotta

Encarta Dictionary:

cotta | cottas [plural]

in the Roman Catholic Church and in some Anglican and Lutheran churches, a short surplice reaching to just above the waist, worn by clergy, acolytes, ... (25 of 44 words, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861600643​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology references

Merriam-Webster:

cotta

First use: 1848

Origin: Medieval Latin, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German kozza coarse mantle

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/cotta

Collins Dictionary:

cotta [Roman Catholic Church]

First use: 19th century

Origin: from Italian: tunic, from Medieval Latin; see coat

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/cotta

New World Dictionary:

cotta

Origin: Medieval Latin cota, cotta from Frankish *kotta: see "coat"

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/cotta

Oxford Dictionary:

cotta

First use: mid 19th century

Origin: Italian; ultimately related to "coat"

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/cotta

American Heritage Dictionary:

cotta | cottae [plural] | cottas [plural]

Origin: Medieval Latin, of Germanic origin.

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/cotta

Encarta Dictionary:

cotta | cottas [plural]

First use: Mid-19th century

Origin: Italian from Germanic

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861600643​/definition​.html  [offline]

Audio references

Collins Dictionary:

cotta [Roman Catholic Church]

Audio: British English pronunciation of "cotta"

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/cotta

the Free Dictionary:

cotta

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "cotta"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "cotta"

Audio 3: North American English pronunciation of "cotta" by speech synthesizer

www​.thefreedictionary​.com​/cotta

Google Dictionary:

cotta | cottas [plural]

Audio: English pronunciation of "cotta"

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Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

cotta

Audio: North American pronunciation of "cotta"

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/audio​.php file=cotta​001 word=cotta

YourDictionary Audio:

cotta

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "cotta" by speech synthesizer

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