Meaning of vimpa

vim•pa

Pronunciation: (vim'pu), [key]
— n. Rom. Cath. Ch.
  1. a silk veil falling over the shoulders and extending down the arms and over the hands, worn by acolytes who carry the miter and crosier at a Pontifical Mass.
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