aureole


aureole

noun

Definition of AUREOLE

an artistic rendering of radiant light around the head or body of a sacred personage <the white marble sculpture of the saint in the throes of divine ecstasy is strikingly offset by a gilt aureole>
Synonyms glory, halo, nimbus
Related Words starburst, sunburst; aura, corona

Variants of AUREOLE

aureole or aureola

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