peplum definition by Webster's New World
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peplum definition by American Heritage Dictionary
noun pl. pep·lums
- A short overskirt or ruffle attached at the waistline of a jacket, blouse, or dress.
- See peplos.
Origin: Latin, robe of state, from Greek peplon, neuter of peplos, peplos.
- pepˈlumed adjective