Definitions

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  • n. The hairs of plants, invertebrates and other non-mammalian organisms, taken as a whole.
  • n. Investiture (of a person with a specific role, powers etc.).
  • n. Clothes, clothing.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Investiture.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The manufacture or preparation of cloth.
  • n. Investiture.
  • n. In zoology, the hairs, scales, etc., covering a surface: as, the vestiture of the thorax of an insect.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an archaic term for clothing

Etymologies

From Medieval Latin vestitura, from Latin vestire. (Wiktionary)

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