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pep·los(pĕp′ləs, -lŏs′) also pep·lus (-ləs)
n. pl. pep·los·es also pep·lus·es
A loose outer robe worn by women in ancient Greece. Also called peplum.
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n, pl -loses or -luses
(Clothing & Fashion) (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
[C18: from Greek, of obscure origin]
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or pep•lus(ˈpɛp ləs)
n., pl. -los•es or -lus•es.
a loosely draped outer garment worn by women in ancient Greece.
[1770–80; < Greek péplos]
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|Noun||1.||peplos - a garment worn by women in ancient Greece; cloth caught at the shoulders and draped in folds to the waist|
garment - an article of clothing; "garments of the finest silk"
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