Definitions for jabotʒæˈboʊ, dʒæ-; esp. Brit. ˈʒæb oʊ, ˈdʒæb oʊ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ja•botʒæˈboʊ, dʒæ-; esp. Brit. ˈʒæb oʊ, ˈdʒæb oʊ(n.)

  1. a decorative ruffle or other gathering of lace or cloth attached at the neckline and extending down the front of a woman's blouse or dress or, formerly, of a man's shirt.

    Category: Clothing

Origin of jabot:

1815–25; < F: lit., bird's crop

Princeton's WordNet

  1. jabot(noun)

    a ruffle on the front of a woman's blouse or a man's shirt


  1. jabot(Noun)

    A cascading or ornamental frill down the front of a blouse, shirt, etc.

  2. Origin: From jabot.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Jabot(noun)

    originally, a kind of ruffle worn by men on the bosom of the shirt

  2. Jabot(noun)

    an arrangement of lace or tulle, looped ornamentally, and worn by women on the front of the dress


  1. Jabot

    Jabot; alternatively a bird's croup or craw. Originally the term jabot referred to the frilling or ruffles decorating the front of a shirt. It has evolved into a decorative clothing accessory consisting of lace or other fabric falling from the throat, suspended from or attached to a neckband or collar; or simply pinned at the throat.

Translations for jabot

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


(of certain birds) the first stomach, which hangs like a bag from the neck.

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