Pelisse Definition

pə-lēs
noun
A long cloak or outer coat, esp. one made, lined, or trimmed with fur.
Webster's New World
A woman's loose light cloak, often with openings for the arms.
American Heritage
An overgarment worn by Victorian children when outside.
Wiktionary
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Other Word Forms of Pelisse

Noun

Singular:
pelisse
Plural:
pelissees

Origin of Pelisse

  • French from Old French pelice from Late Latin pellīcia from Latin feminine of pellīcius made of skin from pellis skin pel-3 in Indo-European roots

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

  • From French, from Latin pellis (“skin"), from Ancient Greek πέλλα (pella, “skin").

    From Wiktionary

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