A knee-length purple mantle worn over the rochet by bishops and other prelates.

Mo*zet"ta (?), Moz*zet"ta (?), n. [It. mozzetta: cf. F. mosette. Cf. Amice a hood or cape.] Eccl.

A cape, with a small hood; -- worn by the pope and other dignitaries of the Roman Catholic Church.


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