Mantelletta

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Mantelletta (R. C. Ch) A silk or woolen vestment without sleeves worn by cardinals, bishops, abbots, and the prelates of the Roman court. It has a low collar, is fastened in front, and reaches almost to the knees.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
It. mantelletta,. See Mantelet