[ lab-er-uhm ]

noun,plural lab·a·ra [lab-er-uh]. /ˈlæb ər ə/.
  1. an ecclesiastical standard or banner, as for carrying in procession.

  2. 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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British Dictionary definitions for labarum


/ (ˈlæbərəm) /

nounplural -ra (-rə)
  1. a standard or banner carried in Christian religious processions

  2. the military standard bearing a Christian monogram used by Constantine the Great

Origin of labarum

C17: from Late Latin, of obscure origin

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