pallium

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noun pal·li·um \ˈpa-lē-əm\

Definition of pallium

plural

pallia

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palliums

  1. 1a :  a white woolen band with pendants in front and back worn over the chasuble by a pope or archbishop as a symbol of full episcopal authorityb :  a draped rectangular cloth worn as a cloak by men of ancient Greece and Rome

  2. 2 [New Latin, from Latin, cloak] a :  cerebral cortexb (1) :  the mantle of a mollusk or brachiopod (2) :  the mantle of a bird

Origin and Etymology of pallium

Middle English, from Latin


First Known Use: 12th century


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pallium

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noun pal·li·um \ˈpal-ē-əm\

Medical Definition of pallium

plural

pallia

\-ē-ə\play or

palliums


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