[ lab-er-uh m ]
/ ˈlæb ər əm /
noun, plural lab·a·ra [lab-er-uh] /ˈlæb ər ə/.
an ecclesiastical standard or banner, as for carrying in procession.
the military standard of Constantine the Great and later Christian emperors of Rome, bearing Christian symbols.
Origin of labarum
From Late Latin, dating back to 1650–60, of obscure origin
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Examples from the Web for labara
The walls are in many places coated with stucco adorned with frescoes, including palms, doves, labara and other Christian symbols.
British Dictionary definitions for labara
/ (ˈlæbərəm) /
noun plural -ra (-rə)
a standard or banner carried in Christian religious processions
the military standard bearing a Christian monogram used by Constantine the Great
Word Origin for labarum
C17: from Late Latin, of obscure origin
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