noun, plural pep·lums, pep·la [pep-luh]. /ˈpɛp lə/.
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She wears a green peplum dress, long dangling earrings and a giant brooch.Meet Lanvin’s Unlikely New Face, Jacquie Tajah Murdock|Isabel Wilkinson|July 19, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Peplum, pep′lum, n. an upper robe worn by women in ancient Greece.
She was dressed in a black tunic of her own invention, a combination of the Greek peplum and the Japanese kimono.The Enemies of Women|Vicente Blasco Ibez
At the end of the room stood now a huge archaic Nik, with outstretched peplum and soaring wings.Elizabeth's Campaign|Mrs. Humphrey Ward
The antique Greek peplum of soft white wool fell in long folds, cinctured high under the breast.
The noble and simple lines of the peplum restored her resemblance to some ancient Athenian vestal.