abolla

[uh-bol-uh]
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noun, plural a·bol·lae [uh-bol-ee] /əˈbɒl i/.

a woolen cloak worn by men in ancient Rome.

Nearby words

  1. abolition,
  2. abolitionism,
  3. abolitionist,
  4. abolitionists,
  5. abolitionize,
  6. abollae,
  7. abomasum,
  8. abomasus,
  9. abomey,
  10. abominable

Origin of abolla

1865–70; < Latin, probably ultimately < Greek ambolḗ, syncopated variant of anabolḗ a throwing back (and about). See anabolism

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