fabula palliata

noun fabula pal·li·a·ta \-ˌpalēˈätə, -ˈātə\

Definition of fabula palliata


fabulae palliatae

\-ätˌē, -ātˌē\
  1. :  an ancient Roman comedy based on a Greek model and treating a Greek subject — compare fabula togata

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Origin and Etymology of fabula palliata

Latin, literally, drama in himations; from the Greek himations worn by the actors

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