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mantilla

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noun man·til·la \man-ˈtē-yə, -ˈti-lə\

Definition of mantilla

  1. 1 :  a light scarf worn over the head and shoulders especially by Spanish and Latin-American women

  2. 2 :  a short light cape or cloak



Examples of mantilla in a sentence

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



Origin and Etymology of mantilla

Spanish, diminutive of manta


First Known Use: 1717


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