noun, plural in·fu·lae [in-fyuh-lee] /ˈɪn fyəˌli/.
one of the two embroidered lappets of the miter of a bishop.
Origin of infula
1600–10; < Medieval Latin, Latin: band, priest's headband
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pl n singular -la (-lə)
the two ribbons hanging from the back of a bishop's mitre
Word Origin for infulae
C17: from Latin, plural of infula, woollen fillet worn on forehead by ancient Romans during religious rites
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