Mantilla meaning

măn-tēyə, -tĭlə
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A lightweight lace or silk scarf traditionally worn over the head and shoulders, often over a high comb, by women in Spain and Latin America.
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A short cloak or cape.
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A woman's scarf, as of lace, worn over the hair and shoulders, as traditionally in Spain, Mexico, etc.
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A short mantle, cape, or cloak.
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Spanish lace veil worn over a woman's hair and shoulders.
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A lady's light cloak or cape of silk, velvet, lace, or similar.
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Origin of mantilla

  • Spanish diminutive of manta cape manta

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

  • From Spanish diminutive of manta.

    From Wiktionary