noun man·dor·la \ˈmändōrˌlä\

Definition of mandorla



  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of mandorla

Italian, literally, almond, from Late Latin amandula — more at almond

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to cast off or become cast off

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