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

Word History


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

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“Colobium.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Jun. 2023.

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