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Date: 1900-2000
Language: French
Origin: Vulgar Latin consutura 'sewing', from Latin consuere, from com- ( COM-) + suere 'to sew'

couture

noun
     
Related topics: Clothes
cou‧ture also haute-couture [uncountable]
DCC the design and production of expensive and fashionable clothes, or the clothes themselves:
a couture collection

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