toga virilis

play
noun to·ga vi·ri·lis \ˌtō-gə-və-ˈrē-ləs, -ˈri-\

Definition of toga virilis

plural

togae viriles

play \ˈtō-ˌgī-və-ˈrē-ˌlās, -ˈri-\
  1. :  the white toga of manhood assumed by boys of ancient Rome at age 15

Origin and Etymology of toga virilis

Latin, men's toga


First Known Use: 1600


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