noun, plural pep·lus·es.
Definition for peplus (2 of 2)
noun, plural pep·los·es.
Origin of peplos
Examples from the Web for peplus
The clasps or buckles which bound the tunic or the peplus, usually shaped in the form of an arc, exhibited rare beauty.
The pharos was probably a linen garment of Egyptian origin, which was sometimes worn instead of the peplus.
"That were easy to tell," Nigidia murmured over the end of the peplus she held.Nicanor - Teller of Tales|C. Bryson Taylor
As the peplus was open at the sides, the girdle was the second most important article of feminine attire.
There was no garment, like a cloak, to be worn over the peplus.