colobium

noun
co·​lo·​bi·​um | \ kəˈlōbēəm \
plural colobia\ -​bēə \

Definition of colobium

: a sleeveless or short-sleeved tunic used as an ecclesiastical vestment : a similar garment worn as a coronation robe

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History and Etymology for colobium

Late Latin, from Late Greek kolobion, from Greek kolobos docked, curtailed

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“Colobium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/colobium. Accessed 23 Jan. 2022.

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