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1. A lightweight lace or silk scarf traditionally worn over the head and shoulders, often over a high comb, especially by women in Spain and Latin America.
2. A short cloak or cape.
[Spanish, diminutive of manta, cape; see manta.]
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1. (Clothing & Fashion) a woman's lace or silk scarf covering the shoulders and head, often worn over a comb in the hair, esp in Spain
2. (Clothing & Fashion) a similar covering for the shoulders only
[C18: Spanish, diminutive of manta cloak]
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man•til•la(mænˈtɪl ə, -ˈti ə)
n., pl. -las.
1. a silk or lace head scarf arranged over a high comb to fall over the back and shoulders, worn esp. by women in Spain or Latin America.
2. a short mantle or light cape.
[1710–20; < Sp, diminutive of manta manta]
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|Noun||1.||mantilla - a woman's silk or lace scarf |
scarf - a garment worn around the head or neck or shoulders for warmth or decoration
|2.||mantilla - short cape worn by women|
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n → Mantille f, → Mantilla f
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mantilla[mænˈtɪlə] n → mantiglia
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