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mozzetta

noun moz·zet·ta \mōt-ˈse-tə\

Definition of MOZZETTA

:  a short cape with a small ornamental hood worn over the rochet by Roman Catholic prelates

Origin of MOZZETTA

Italian, probably from mozzo cut off
First Known Use: 1774

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