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



BrE BrE//ˈʒæbəʊ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈʒæboʊ//
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a decorative frill (= decoration made from folds of cloth) on the front of a shirt Word Origin early 19th cent. (denoting a frill on a man's shirt): French, originally ‘crop of a bird’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: jabot