balteus

noun
bal·​te·​us | \ˈbaltēəs, ˈbȯl‧\
plural baltei\-​ēˌī \

Definition of balteus 

1a : an ancient Roman belt or baldric

b : one of the passages between the tiers of seats in an auditorium of ancient Rome

2 or less commonly baltheus \-​lthēəs \ : a belt worn by an ecclesiastic specifically : subcinctorium

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