- nouna costume worn on formal occasions by the faculty or students of a university or college• Hypernyms: ↑costume
* * *noun: a costume consisting typically of cap, gown, and sometimes hood worn on occasion by students, holders of academic degrees, and faculty of a school, college, or university
* * *the ceremonial garb of the students and faculty in schools, colleges, and universities, consisting of a flat cap (mortarboard), a long, wide-sleeved gown, and sometimes a hood, worn esp. at commencement exercises.Also called academic dress.
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