noun ca·mau·ro \kəˈmau̇(ˌ)rō\

Definition of camauro



  1. :  a red velvet cap bordered with ermine formerly used by popes

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Origin and Etymology of camauro

Italian, probably from Medieval Latin camaurum

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a trip made at another's expense

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