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From Middle English vestement, vestment, from Old French vestement, from Latin vestīmentum. Surface analysis vest + -ment. Compare French vêtement.
vestment (plural vestments)
- A robe, gown, or other article of clothing worn as an indication of office.
- Any of the special articles of clothing worn by members of the clergy etc., especially a garment worn at the celebration of the Eucharist.
- (in the plural) Clothing.
- (archaic) An article of clothing, especially an outer garment.
robe worn by members of the clergy
clothing — see clothing
- English terms derived from Proto-Indo-European
- English terms derived from the Proto-Indo-European root *wes- (dress)
- English terms inherited from Middle English
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- English terms derived from Latin
- English terms suffixed with -ment
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