peplos

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noun pep·los \ˈpe-pləs, -ˌpläs\
variants: or less commonly

peplus

\-pləs\

Definition of peplos

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

Origin and Etymology of peplos

Latin peplus, from Greek peplos


First Known Use: 1738


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