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man·teau

 (măn-tō′)
n. pl. man·teaus (-tōz′) or man·teaux (-tō′)
A loose cloak or mantle.

[French, from Old French mantel; see mantle.]
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manteau

(ˈmæntəʊ; French mɑ̃to)
n, pl -teaus (-təʊz) or French -teaux (-to)
(Clothing & Fashion) a cloak or mantle
[C17: via French from Latin mantellum mantle]
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'Virginal' will grow to three metres whereas P.'Manteau d'Hermine' is very compact at less than one metre - ideal for a small garden.
Les monts du Djurdjura, des Aures et de l'Atlas blideen ont vetu leur manteau blanc au grand bonheur des passionnes de la poudreuse.
Zele missionnaire pour evangeliser, activites economiques et commerciales dans l'interet des metropoles colonisatrices, traite et utilisation de la personne humaine comme chair a canon; tout cela enveloppe sous le manteau d'une [beaucoup moins que]mission civilisatrice[beaucoup plus grand que] ou l'esclavagisme et l'alienation asservirent les peuples colonises et occulterent leurs identites.
There's a size to fit every garden starting with the dwarf Manteau d'Hermine which grows to around 80cm but still packs a punch with lots of double blossoms.
T HIS week we talk to Emmi Manteau, of Baby Brave, a DIY new wave noise pop outfit, which will be one of over 200 acts which will be playing at the Focus Wales Festival in Wrexham during May 10-12.
With butterflies in her stomach, Nicole Bahar, a junior whose parents are from Iran, spent five days wearing a headscarf, trousers and manteau, like an upper class woman in Iran.
Apres un voyage court, j'ai debarque a Toronto ou la chaleur du soleil repandait sur mon visage pendant que je laissais tomber mon manteau et mis mes sandales.
Jean Vigreux, La faucille apres le manteau: Le Communisme aux champs dans l'entre-deux-guerres, Besancon: Presses Universitaires de FrancheCompte, 2012, ISBN 9782848674247, 348 pp, 15 euros.
'Manteau d'Hermine', which grows to just 75cm (30in), bearing masses of heady cream flowers and ideally planted next to a seating area in a sheltered spot where people can enjoy its scent to the full.