Robe

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For other uses, see Robe (disambiguation).
A dragon robe from Qing Dynasty of China
Academic robes of King's College London in different colours, created by globally-renowned fashion designer Vivienne Westwood.
Academic robes

A robe is a loose-fitting outer garment. Unlike garments described as capes or cloaks, robes usually have sleeves. The English word robe derives from Middle English robe ("garment"), borrowed from Old French robe ("booty, spoils"), itself taken from the Frankish word *rouba ("spoils, things stolen, clothes"), and is related to the word rob. There are various types of robes, including:

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  • The dictionary definition of robe at Wiktionary