Definitions for "Hakama"
Keywords:  skirt, pant, pleats, samurai, kendo
Wide skirted pants worn over the gi. Symbol of the Samurai culture and an important part of the Aikido training uniform. You will be expected to wear hakama (dk. blue or black) after receiving 6th kyu rank.
Traditional Japanese pants, kind of like culottes. Takarazuka performers wear green hakama ( midori no hakama) on special occasions, such as debuts and retirements.
Japanese, Divided skirt. The skirt-like trousers or cullotes primarily worn in Kendo, Aikido, Iaido, and sometimes the upper ranks of Judo.