Definition of pea jacket in English:

pea jacket

Pronunciation /ˈpē ˌjakət/ /ˈpi ˌdʒækət/

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  • A short double-breasted overcoat of coarse woolen cloth, formerly worn by sailors.


Early 18th century probably from Dutch pijjakker, from pij ‘coat of coarse cloth’ + jekker ‘jacket’. The change in the ending was due to association with jacket.