baculus

noun
bac·u·lus | \ -ləs \
plural baculi\-ˌlī, -ˌlē \

Definition of baculus 

: a staff regarded as symbolic of authority (such as the pastoral staff of a bishop)

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First Known Use of baculus

1886, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for baculus

Late Latin; akin to Latin baculum staff

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