parament

noun
par·​a·​ment | \ ˈper-ə-mənt How to pronounce parament (audio) , ˈpa-rə- \

Definition of parament

: an ornamental ecclesiastical hanging or vestment

First Known Use of parament

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for parament

Middle English, from Medieval Latin paramentum, from parare to adorn, from Latin, to prepare — more at pare

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“Parament.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/parament. Accessed 27 January 2020.

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