Pronunciation: (pep'lum), [key]
—pl. -lums, -laPronunciation: (-lu). [key]
1. a short full flounce or an extension of a garment below the waist, covering the hips.
2. a short skirt attached to a bodice or jacket.
3. Obs.a peplos.
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