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cappa magna

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

< Medieval Latin: great cope
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