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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.

[Greek.]
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Noun1.peplus - a garment worn by women in ancient Greecepeplus - 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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The active ingredient in the ingenol mebutate gel is derived from the sap of the Euphorbia peplus (E.
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In early 2012, the FDA approved a topical gel containing ingenol mebutate (derived from the sap of the Euphorbia peplus plant) for the treatment of AKs.