noun par·a·ment \ˈpa-rə-mənt\

Definition of PARAMENT

:  an ornamental ecclesiastical hanging or vestment

Origin of PARAMENT

Middle English, from Medieval Latin paramentum, from parare to adorn, from Latin, to prepare — more at pare
First Known Use: 15th century


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