Meaning of mozzetta

moz•zet•ta

Pronunciation: (mō-zet'uIt.môt-tset'tä), [key]
— pl. -tas, moz•zet•te
  1. a short cape that covers the shoulders and can be buttoned over the breast, and to which a hood is attached, worn by the pope and by cardinals, bishops, abbots, and other dignitaries.
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