[kah-puh mah-nyuh, kap-uh mag-nuh]
- a ceremonial cloak having a long train and a silk or fur-lined hood, worn by cardinals, bishops, and certain other dignitaries.
Origin of cappa magna
< Medieval Latin: great cope
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