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pep·lum  audio  (pplm) KEY 

NOUN:
pl. pep·lums
  1. A short overskirt or ruffle attached at the waistline of a jacket, blouse, or dress.
  2. See peplos.

ETYMOLOGY:
Latin, robe of state, from Greek peplon, neuter of peplos, peplos

OTHER FORMS:
peplumed(Adjective)


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