palla

[ pal-uh ]
/ ˈpæl ə /
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noun, plural pal·lae [pal-ee] /ˈpæl i/.

a voluminous square of cloth draped around the body as a mantle or wrap, worn by women of ancient Rome.

Origin of palla

Borrowed into English from Latin around 1700–10
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