- mantis shrimp,
Origin of mantilla
Examples from the Web for mantilla
I have to have a mantilla and a high comb right away, now; and—I warn you—if it's only in our room I'm going to wear them.Cytherea|Joseph Hergesheimer
Carmen still in the arm chair, covered with her mantilla, did not speak.The Story of a Mine|Bret Harte
She took off her mantilla and threw it at her feet, and stood motionless, with one hand on her hip, looking at me steadily.Carmen|Prosper Merimee
In New York City alone, the value of the “cloak and mantilla” manufacture in 1860 was $618,400.The Invention of the Sewing Machine|Grace Rogers Cooper
The mantilla is a national costume, and the fan is a national institution among them.
Word Origin for mantilla
type of large veil, 1717, from Spanish mantilla, diminutive of manta (see manta).