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A vestment worn by ancient Hebrew priests.
(Clothing & Fashion) Old Testament an embroidered vestment believed to resemble an apron with shoulder straps, worn by priests in ancient Israel
[C14: from Hebrew ēphōdh]
eph•od(ˈɛf ɒd, ˈi fɒd)
a richly embroidered vestment worn by the Jewish high priest.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Medieval Latin < Hebrew ēphōd]