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noun 
  1. A liturgical vestment of the Christian Church. It has the form of a tunic of white linen or cotton material, with wide or moderately wide sleeves, reaching to the hips or knees. It usually features lace decoration and may have embroidered bordures.
Etymology: From late Latin superpelliceum, from super (over) and pellis (fur).


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