Definition of pelerine in English:

pelerine

noun

historical
  • A woman's cape of lace or silk with pointed ends at the centre front, popular in the 19th century.

    • ‘wide collar or pelerine of lace or matching dress fabric further emphasised the shoulders.’
    • ‘The pelerine grew wider as it spread over the increasing shoulder line of gigot sleeves.’
    cloak, mantle, shawl, wrap, stole, tippet
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Origin

Mid 18th century: from French pèlerine, the sense being a transferred use of the feminine of pèlerin pilgrim.

Pronunciation:

pelerine

/ˈpɛlərɪn/