zimarra

noun zi·mar·ra \zə̇ˈmärə\

Definition of zimarra

plural

-s

  1. :  a black cassock with attached cape and purple sash, buttons, and piping worn especially in the house by Roman Catholic prelates —called also simar

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Origin and Etymology of zimarra

Italian — more at simar


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