pelisse

pelisse

[puh-lees]
noun
1.
an outer garment lined or trimmed with fur.
2.
a woman's long cloak with slits for the arms.

Origin:
1710–20; < French < Late Latin pellicia mantle, noun use of feminine of Latin pellicius of skin, derivative of pellis skin

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pelisse (pɛˈliːs)
 
n
1.  a fur-trimmed cloak
2.  a high-waisted loose coat, usually fur-trimmed, worn esp by women in the early 19th century
 
[C18: via Old French from Medieval Latin pellicia cloak, from Latin pellis skin]

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