mandorla

noun
man·​dor·​la | \ ˈmändōrˌlä \
plural -s

Definition of mandorla

: a panel or contour in the shape of an almond usually : an almond shaped aureole : vesica piscis Christ seated in a mandorla

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History and Etymology for mandorla

Italian, literally, almond, from Late Latin amandula

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“Mandorla.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mandorla. Accessed 13 Aug. 2022.

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