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mantilla

[man-til-uh, -tee-uh] /mænˈtɪl ə, -ˈti ə/
noun
1.
a silk or lace head scarf arranged over a high comb and falling over the back and shoulders, worn in Spain, Mexico, etc.
2.
a short mantle or light cape.
Origin
1710-1720
1710-20; < Spanish; diminutive of manta
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British Dictionary definitions for mantilla

mantilla

/mænˈtɪlə/
noun
1.
a woman's lace or silk scarf covering the shoulders and head, often worn over a comb in the hair, esp in Spain
2.
a similar covering for the shoulders only
Word Origin
C18: Spanish, diminutive of manta cloak
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Word Origin and History for mantilla
n.

type of large veil, 1717, from Spanish mantilla, diminutive of manta (see manta).

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