pelerine

noun
pel·​er·​ine | \ ˌpe-lə-ˈrēn How to pronounce pelerine (audio) , ˈpe-lə-rən How to pronounce pelerine (audio) \

Definition of pelerine

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

First Known Use of pelerine

1744, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for pelerine

probably from French pèlerine

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“Pelerine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pelerine. Accessed 16 Jun. 2021.

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