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peplus

[pep-luh s] /ˈpɛp ləs/
noun, plural pepluses.
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peplos

/ˈpɛpləs/
noun (pl) -loses, -luses
1.
(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
Word Origin
C18: from Greek, of obscure origin
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