pelerine

[pel-uh-reen, pel-er-in]
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Origin of pelerine

1735–45; < French pèlerine, feminine of pèlerin pilgrim
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pelerine

noun
  1. a woman's narrow cape with long pointed ends in front

Word Origin for pelerine

C18: from French pèlerine, feminine of pèlerin pilgrim, that is, a pilgrim's cape
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