infula

noun
in·​fu·​la | \ ˈinfyələ\
plural infulae\ -​əˌlē \

Definition of infula

1 : a fillet of red and white wool worn in ancient Rome as a token of religious consecration or inviolability

2 [ Medieval Latin, from Latin ]

a : one of two lappets that hang from the back of a bishop's miter
b : a chasuble used principally in France and England from the 11th to the 16th century

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History and Etymology for infula

Latin; perhaps akin to Latin redimire to tie, wreathe, geminus twin

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