As nouns the difference between kaftan and robe
is that kaftan
is caftan, kaftan while robe
is a long, formal dress worn only on special occasions.
A long tunic worn in the Eastern Mediterranean.
A long dress or shirt similar in style to those worn in the Eastern Mediterranean.
A long loose outer garment, often signifying honorary stature.
(US) The skin of an animal, especially the bison, dressed with the fur on, and used as a wrap.
- Through tattered clothes small vices do appear; / Robes and furred gowns hide all.
To clothe someone in a robe.