Peplos



[pep-luh s] /ˈpɛp ləs/

noun, plural peploses.
1.
a loose-fitting outer garment worn, draped in folds, by women in ancient Greece.
/ˈpɛpləs/
noun (pl) -loses, -luses
1.
(in ancient Greece) the top part of a woman’s attire, caught at the shoulders and hanging in folds to the waist Also called peplum

peplos pep·los (pěp’ləs, -lŏs’)
n. pl. pep·los·es
The coat or envelope of lipoprotein material that surrounds certain virions.

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