noun \man-ˈtē-yə, -ˈti-lə\

Definition of MANTILLA

:  a light scarf worn over the head and shoulders especially by Spanish and Latin-American women
:  a short light cape or cloak

Examples of MANTILLA

  1. <a beautiful Spanish lady with a lace mantilla>

Origin of MANTILLA

Spanish, diminutive of manta
First Known Use: 1717

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