Definitions for vestmentˈvɛst mənt
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a garment, esp. an outer garment.
vestments, attire; clothing.
an official or ceremonial robe.
one of the garments worn by the clergy and their assistants, choristers, etc., during divine service and on other occasions.
Origin of vestment:
1250–1300; < ML vestīmentum priestly robe, L: garment =vestī(re) to dress
gown (especially ceremonial garments) worn by the clergy
A robe or gown worn as an indication of office
Any of the robes worn by members of the clergy etc., especially a garment worn at the celebration of the Eucharist
Origin: From vestimentum
a covering or garment; some part of clothing or dress
any priestly garment