Definition of rochet in English:

rochet

noun

Christian Church
  • A vestment resembling a surplice, used chiefly by bishops and abbots.

    • ‘The motives and ornaments of the sumptuously flowing white lace rochets were of the most elaborate and delicate kind.’
    vestment, surplice, cassock, rochet, alb, dalmatic, chasuble
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Origin

Middle English: from Old French, a diminutive from a Germanic base shared by German Rock coat.

Pronunciation:

rochet

/ˈrɒtʃɪt/