Mantelletta meaning

măntə-lĕtə
A knee-length, sleeveless vestment worn by Roman Catholic prelates.
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(r.c.ch.) A sleeveless vestment worn by cardinals, bishops, etc.
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A sleeveless, knee-length vestment worn by Roman Catholic prelates.
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Origin of mantelletta

  • Italian probably from Medieval Latin mantellētum diminutive of Latin mantellum mantle

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition