Definition of yukata noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//jʊˈkætæ//
; NAmE NAmE//jʊˈkætæ//
(from Japanese)
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a kimono (= traditional Japanese piece of clothing) made of light cotton Word OriginJapanese, from yu ‘hot water’ (because originally worn indoors after a bath) + kata(bira) ‘light kimono’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: yukata