noun, plural fla·mens, fla·mi·nes [flam-uh-neez] /ˈflæm əˌniz/.
Origin of flamen
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That there was something in the iron which interfered with the religious efficacy of the Flamen seems likely; cp.
Money was raised, and Flamen Ball, Sr., was secured to make an application for mandamus.History of the Negro Race in America from 1619 to 1880. Vol. 2 (of 2)|George Washington Williams
The election of members was by co-optation on the motion of the president, who, with a flamen, was himself elected for one year.
It may be as well to point out that iron, like wheat in the taboos of the Flamen, was considered dangerous, as being a novelty.
Those cities which had a flamen, or archiereus, are those which later had an archbishop: the flamen civitatis became the bishop.English Conferences of Ernest Renan|Ernest Renan