peplum

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noun pep·lum \ˈpe-pləm\

Definition of peplum

  1. :  a short section attached to the waistline of a blouse, jacket, or dress

peplumed

play \ˈpe-pləmd\ adjective

Illustration of peplum

Origin and Etymology of peplum

Latin, from Greek peplon peplos


First Known Use: 1866


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