Definition of manteel in English:

manteel

noun

historical
  • A woman's three-cornered shawl or cape, the corner worn at the back being rounded, fashionable in the second quarter of the 18th cent.

Origin

Mid 18th century; earliest use found in Mary Delany (1700–1788), court favourite and artist. From French mantille from Spanish mantilla.

Pronunciation

manteel

/manˈtiːl/