pallium

noun pal·li·um \ ˈpa-lē-əm \

Definition of pallium

plural pallia play \ˈpa-lē-ə\ or palliums
1 a :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 authority
b :a draped rectangular cloth worn as a cloak by men of ancient Greece and Rome
2
[New Latin, from Latin, cloak]
b (1) :the mantle of a mollusk or brachiopod
(2) :the mantle of a bird

Origin and Etymology of pallium

Middle English, from Latin


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pallium

noun pal·li·um \ ˈpal-ē-əm \

medical Definition of pallium

plural -lia play \-ē-ə\ or palliums

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