Definition of pelerine in English:

pelerine

noun

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

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

Pronunciation

pelerine

/ˈpelərēn/ /ˈpɛlərin/

Origin

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