ALL meanings of academic costume

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  • noun academic costume 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 especially at commencement exercises. 1
  • noun academic costume An outfit consisting of, typically, a cap and gown, utilized by academics for special occasion, such as graduation. 0
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