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infula

[in-fyuh-luh]
noun, plural in·fu·lae [in-fyuh-lee] /ˈɪn fyəˌli/.
  1. one of the two embroidered lappets of the miter of a bishop.
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Origin of infula

1600–10; < Medieval Latin, Latin: band, priest's headband
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Historical Examples of infula

  • The hair was blonde, and bound by a fillet (infula) woven of gold.

    Pagan and Christian Rome

    Rodolfo Lanciani