paludamentum

noun
pa·​lu·​da·​men·​tum | \ pəˌlüdəˈmentəm \
variants: or paludament \ ⸗ˈ⸗⸗mənt \
plural paludamenta\ ⸗ˌ⸗⸗ˈmentə \ or paludaments

Definition of paludamentum

: a cloak worn by the rulers and chief military officers of ancient Rome

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History and Etymology for paludamentum

Latin paludamentum; probably akin to Latin palla palla

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“Paludamentum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/paludamentum. Accessed 7 Mar. 2021.

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