vestment

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A bishop of the Church of Sweden wearing vestments

Etymology[edit]

From Old French vestement (compare French vêtement), from Latin vestīmentum. Surface analysis vest +‎ -ment.

Noun[edit]

vestment ‎(plural vestments)

  1. A robe or gown worn as an indication of office.
  2. Any of the robes worn by members of the clergy etc., especially a garment worn at the celebration of the Eucharist.

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