falda

[ fol-duh ]
/ ˈfɒl də /

noun

a white silk vestment extending from the waist to the ground, worn over the cassock by the pope on solemn occasions.

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Origin of falda

< Italian < Germanic; see fold1
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Example sentences from the Web for falda

  • Six-fifteen:—Barclay and his corporal were but dots along the falda now, and moving swiftly.

    A Trooper Galahad|Charles King
  • It keeps close to the foot of the range, the falda, and enables farmers to settle on it.