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pelerine

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noun pel·er·ine \ˌpe-lə-ˈrēn, ˈpe-lə-rən\

Definition of pelerine

  1. :  a woman's narrow cape made of fabric or fur and usually with long ends hanging down in front



Origin and Etymology of pelerine

probably from French pèlerine


First Known Use: 1744


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