Vestiture \Ves"ti*ture\ (?; 135), n. [See {Vesture}.] In vestiture. [R.] [1913 Webster]

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  • vestiture — noun /ˈvɛstɪstjʊə,ˈvɛstitʃə/ a) Investiture (of a person with a specific role, powers etc.). Toward the end of the second album the photography burst into color to celebrate the vivid vestiture of her adolescent molts. b) Clothes, clothing …   Wiktionary

  • vestiture — n. [L. vestis, garment] The body covering, as scales or hairs …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • vestiture — (vè sti tu r ) s. f. Terme d histoire naturelle. Ensemble des organes accessoires, tels que poils, aiguillons, recouvrant la surface des végétaux. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Lat. vestitura (voy. vêture) …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • vestiture — n. something which covers, clothing; coat (of fur); scales …   English contemporary dictionary

  • vestiture — [ vɛstɪtjə, tʃə] noun archaic clothing. Origin C19: based on L. vestire clothe …   English new terms dictionary

  • vestiture — ves·ti·ture …   English syllables

  • vestiture — n. 1 Zool. hair, scales, etc., covering a surface. 2 archaic a clothing. b investiture. Etymology: ME f. med.L vestitura f. L vestire: see VEST …   Useful english dictionary

  • Vesture — Ves ture (?; 135), n. [OF. vesture, vesteure, F. v[^e]ture, LL. vestitura, from L. vestire to clothe, dress. See {Vest}, v. t., and cf. {Vestiture}.] 1. A garment or garments; a robe; clothing; dress; apparel; vestment; covering; envelope. Piers… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mythicomyiidae — Undescribed psiloderoidine genus from Australia. Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia …   Wikipedia

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