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opus anglicanum

/ (ˈəʊpəs æŋɡlɪˈkɑːnəm) /

noun

fine embroidery, esp of church vestments, produced in England c. 1200– c. 1350; characterized by the rich materials used, esp silver gilt thread

Nearby words

opulence, opulent, opulently, opuntia, opus, opus anglicanum, opus dei, opuscule, opusculum, opv, opéra bouffe

Word Origin for opus anglicanum

Latin: English work
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