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PREFERRED TERM
academic costume  
BROADER CONCEPT
SCOPE NOTE
  • Refers to the various costumes worn by university and collegiate faculty, administrators, and graduating students at graduation ceremonies and other special occasions. The most common element of academic costume is the gown, a tradition dating to the Middle Ages. Decorative hoods and various caps, including the mortarboard, are other common elements of academic costume. Trimmings of various colors may be used to refer to different disciplines of study. (AAT)
IN OTHER LANGUAGES
academisch kostuum

Dutch

academische kledij
costume officiel

French

Amtstracht

German

Talar
Amtskleidung
ακαδημαϊκό ένδυμα

Greek

תלבושת אקדמית

Hebrew

completo accademico: toga e tocco

Italian

traje académico

Portuguese

akademska odora

Serbian

traje académico

Spanish

akademisk dräkt

Swedish

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http://thesaurus.europeanafashion.eu/thesaurus/10111
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