Peplum

Pep"lum

(?), n.;
pl. E. -lumus, L. -la
. [L.] A peplos. Hence: An overskirt hanging like an ancient peplos; also, a short fitted skirt attached to a waist or coat.
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Pep"lus

(pp"ls), n. [L., fr. Gr. pe`plos.] 1. An upper garment worn by Grecian and Roman women.
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2. A kind of kerchief formerly worn by Englishwomen. [Obs.] Fairholt.
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Pe"po

(p"p), n. [L., a kind of melon, from Gr. pe`pwn.] (Bot.) Any fleshy fruit with a firm rind, as a pumpkin, melon, or gourd. See Gourd.
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