opus anglicanum

opus an·​gli·​ca·​num | \ -ˌaŋgləˈkänəm, -ka-, -kā- \
plural opera anglicana\ -​nə \

Definition of opus anglicanum

: fine English medieval embroidery having pictorial designs following early paintings and being used especially for ecclesiastical vestments

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Medieval Latin, literally, English work

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“Opus anglicanum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/opus%20anglicanum. Accessed 23 Oct. 2020.

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