superfrontal

noun su·per·frontal \¦süpə(r)+\

Definition of superfrontal

  1. :  a cloth which is placed over the top of an altar and hangs down a few inches over the frontal

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Origin and Etymology of superfrontal

Medieval Latin superfrontalis, from Latin super- + Medieval Latin frontale altar frontal, from Latin, ornament for the forehead — more at frontal


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