Definition of Polonese in US English:

Polonese

adjective

  • Polish; in a style or fabric associated with Poland."Polonese coat"noun rare a man's frock coat.

Origin

Mid 17th century (in an earlier sense). Either a variant of Polonois with alteration of the ending after words in -ese, or independently from French polonais, † polonois Polonois. With use as adjective compare polonois and its etymon French polonais, † polonois, adjective. Compare Spanish polonés, Portuguese polonês.

Pronunciation

Polonese

/ˌpɒləˈniːz/