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mantilla (n.)

woman's head-covering, often of lace, which falls down upon the shoulders and may be used as a veil, 1717, from Spanish mantilla, diminutive of manta "blanket," from Late Latin mantum "cloak," from Latin mantellum "cloak" (see mantle (n.)).

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Definitions of mantilla

mantilla (n.)
a woman's silk or lace scarf;
mantilla (n.)
short cape worn by women;
Synonyms: mantelet
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