[ vim-puh ]

nounRoman Catholic Church.
  1. a silk veil falling over the shoulders and extending down the arms and over the hands, worn by acolytes who carry the miter and crosier at a Pontifical Mass.

Origin of vimpa

<Medieval Latin <Germanic; see wimple

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