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peplos

  
, peplus  
      n   pl   , -loses, -luses   (in ancient Greece) the top part of a woman's attire, caught at the shoulders and hanging in folds to the waist,   (Also called)    peplum         
     (C18: from Greek, of obscure origin)  
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peplos   , peplus  
      n   pl   , -loses, -luses   (in ancient Greece) the top part of a woman's attire, caught at the shoulders and hanging in folds to the waist,   (Also called)    peplum         
     (C18: from Greek, of obscure origin)  


peplum         
      n   pl   , -lums, -la  
1    a flared ruffle attached to the waist of a jacket, bodice, etc.  
2       a variant of       peplos  
     (C17: from Latin: full upper garment, from Greek peplos shawl)  

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