camauro

noun
ca·​mau·​ro | \ kəˈmau̇(ˌ)rō \
plural -s

Definition of camauro

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

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History and Etymology for camauro

Italian, probably from Medieval Latin camaurum

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“Camauro.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/camauro. Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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