Definition of Mozzetta

1. a hooded cape worn by bishops [n -TAS or -TE]



Medical Definition of Mozzetta

1. A cape, with a small hood; worn by the pope and other dignitaries of the Roman Catholic Church. Origin: It. Mozzetta: cf. F. Mosette. Cf. Amice a hood or cape. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mozzetta

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mozed
mozes
mozetta
mozettas
mozette
mozgovaite
mozing
mozo
mozos
mozy
mozz
mozzarella
mozzarellas
mozzes
mozzetta (current term)
mozzettas
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mozzie
mozzies
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mpororoite
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Literary usage of Mozzetta

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1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"mozzetta, a short, cape-shaped garment, covering the shoulders and reaching only to the elbow, with an open front, which may be fastened by means of a row ..."

2. Costume of Prelates of the Catholic Church: According to Roman Etiquette by John Abel Nainfa (1909)
"mozzetta is an Italian word derived from mozzo, which means cut short. The mozzetta is aü ecclesiastical vestment, a short cape, which covers the shoulders, ..."

3. Sacred Archæology: A Popular Dictionary of Ecclesiastical Art and by Mackenzie Edward Charles Walcott (1868)
"At Burgos the canons wear in winter a cope, mozzetta, and a surplice ... At Ratisbon the choir-tippet, or mozzetta, is of red silk; in France the camail is ..."

4. Sacred Archæology: A Popular Dictionary of Ecclesiastical Art and by Mackenzie Edward Charles Walcott (1868)
"At Burgos the canons wear in winter a cope, mozzetta, and a surplice with ... At Ratisbon the choir-tippet, or mozzetta, is of red silk; in France the ..."

5. The Christian Remembrancer by William Scott (1845)
"... to help the priest in the ministration,' preaches, he would be vested during the celebration with ' the vesture appointed for his mini- * mozzetta, ..."

6. Collection of Mediaeval and Renaissance Paintings by Fogg Art Museum (1919)
"The cardinal's white rochet is mellowed with age; his mozzetta is very dark green, almost black. His biretta is red. The chair is dark violet red; ..."

7. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"mozzetta, a short, cape-shaped garment, covering the shoulders and reaching only to the elbow, with an open front, which may be fastened by means of a row ..."

8. Costume of Prelates of the Catholic Church: According to Roman Etiquette by John Abel Nainfa (1909)
"mozzetta is an Italian word derived from mozzo, which means cut short. The mozzetta is aü ecclesiastical vestment, a short cape, which covers the shoulders, ..."

9. Sacred Archæology: A Popular Dictionary of Ecclesiastical Art and by Mackenzie Edward Charles Walcott (1868)
"At Burgos the canons wear in winter a cope, mozzetta, and a surplice ... At Ratisbon the choir-tippet, or mozzetta, is of red silk; in France the camail is ..."

10. Sacred Archæology: A Popular Dictionary of Ecclesiastical Art and by Mackenzie Edward Charles Walcott (1868)
"At Burgos the canons wear in winter a cope, mozzetta, and a surplice with ... At Ratisbon the choir-tippet, or mozzetta, is of red silk; in France the ..."

11. The Christian Remembrancer by William Scott (1845)
"... to help the priest in the ministration,' preaches, he would be vested during the celebration with ' the vesture appointed for his mini- * mozzetta, ..."

12. Collection of Mediaeval and Renaissance Paintings by Fogg Art Museum (1919)
"The cardinal's white rochet is mellowed with age; his mozzetta is very dark green, almost black. His biretta is red. The chair is dark violet red; ..."

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