Peplos meaning

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A loose outer robe worn by women in ancient Greece.
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A large shawl or scarf worn draped about the body by women in ancient Greece.
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An Ancient Greek garment, worn by women, formed of a tubular piece of cloth, which is folded back upon itself halfway down, until the top of the tube is worn around the waist, and the bottom covers the legs down to the ankles; the open top is then worn over the shoulders, and draped, in folds, down to the waist.
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Presented to Athena during the Greater (every four years) and Lesser (every year) Panathenaic festivals ...
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Origin of peplos

  • Greek

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

  • From Ancient Greek πέπλος (peplos).

    From Wiktionary