Definitions for rabatorəˈbɑ toʊ, -ˈbeɪ-
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
ra•ba•torəˈbɑ toʊ, -ˈbeɪ-(n.)(pl.)-tos.
a wide, stiff collar of the 17th century, often worn open at the front and standing up at the back.
Origin of rabato:
1585–95; < MF rabateau
a wired or starched collar of intricate lace; worn in 17th century
a kind of ruff for the neck; a turned-down collar; a rebato