parka definition

  • noun:
    • A hooded fur external garment worn within the Arctic, initially of pullover design however now generally speaking having a front closure.
    • A coat or coat with a hood and often a warm liner for cold-weather wear.
    • a lengthy jacket with a hood which shields the user against rain and wind.
    • An outer apparel made from the skins of wild birds or animals, worn by Eskimos, etc.
    • A coat with a fur liner and a hood, useful for defense in very cold weather.
    • any one of multiple coats with connected hoods, generally of very hot or waterproof construction so as to offer protection from cold or rainy weather.
    • A coat, sack, or any other external garment made from bird-skins sewed with the feathers inside, donned by the Aleuts.
    • A curious fossil from Old Red Sandstone of Scotland and The united kingdomt.
    • a type of heavy coat (`windcheater' is a British term)

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