noun am·phib·a·lus \amˈfibələs\

Definition of amphibalus



\-ˌlī, -ˌlē\
  1. :  chasuble; also :  a vestment resembling the chasuble worn by the Gallican clergy prior to the 9th century

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Origin and Etymology of amphibalus

Medieval Latin, from Late Latin amphibalus, amphibalum cloak, probably irregular from Greek amphiballein to put around, throw around — more at amphibole

First Known Use: circa 1857

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a trip made at another's expense

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