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liripipe

[lir-ee-pahyp] /ˈlɪr iˌpaɪp/
noun
1.
a hood with a long, hanging peak, worn originally by medieval academics and later adopted for general wear in the 14th and 15th centuries.
2.
a long strip or tail of fabric hanging from a garment or headdress, especially the peak of this hood or a streamer on a chaperon; tippet.
Origin
1540-1550
1540-50; < Medieval Latin liripipium, of obscure origin
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liripipe

/ˈlɪrɪˌpaɪp/
noun
1.
the tip of a graduate's hood
Word Origin
C14: Medieval Latin liripipium, origin obscure
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