- a crimson velvet cap trimmed with ermine, worn by the pope on nonliturgical occasions.
Origin of camauro
< Italian; compare Medieval Latin camaurum; origin uncertain
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Examples from the Web for camauro
Of all the rumors floating around about just why Pope Benedict XVI is hanging up his camauro, one has taken on a life of its own.Did a Cross-Dressing Priest Sex Ring Bring Down Benedict XVI?
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February 22, 2013