Mozzetta definition

mō-zĕtə, mōt-sĕttä
A short cape, sometimes with a hood, worn over the rochet by the pope or other dignitaries.
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A short cape with a small hood, worn over the rochet by the pope and other high dignitaries of the Roman Catholic Church.
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A short cape worn by some Catholic clergy.
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Origin of mozzetta

  • Italian from Medieval Latin almutia

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

  • From Wiktionary