Etymology

1. mantua

noun. ['ˈmæntʃuːə'] loose gown of the 17th and 18th centuries.

Etymology

  • manteuil (French)

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Words that Rhyme with Mantua

  • alachua
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Example sentences of the word mantua


1. Noun, singular or mass
The gown, also called a mantua, had a fitted bodice, sleeves that reached the elbows, and a skirt with an open front that showed the petticoat beneath.

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