nimbi

variants or nimbuses
plural of nimbus
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as in glories
an artistic rendering of radiant light around the head or body of a sacred personage the nimbi for the sculpted figures around the exterior of the church are simple disks about the saints' heads

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“Nimbi.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/nimbi. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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