peplos


pep·los

noun \ˈpe-pləs, -ˌpläs\

Definition of PEPLOS

:  a garment worn like a shawl by women of ancient Greece

Variants of PEPLOS

pep·los also pep·lus \-pləs\

Origin of PEPLOS

Latin peplus, from Greek peplos
First Known Use: 1738

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