peplum


pep·lum

noun \ˈpe-pləm\

Definition of PEPLUM

:  a short section attached to the waistline of a blouse, jacket, or dress
pep·lumed \-pləmd\ adjective

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Origin of PEPLUM

Latin, from Greek peplon peplos
First Known Use: 1866

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