labarum

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noun lab·a·rum \ˈla-bə-rəm\

Definition of labarum

  1. :  an imperial standard of the later Roman emperors resembling the vexillum; especially :  the standard bearing the Chi-Rho adopted by Constantine after he converted to Christianity

Origin and Etymology of labarum

Late Latin


First Known Use: 1606


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