paludamentum

[puh-loo-duh-men-tuh m]

noun, plural pa·lu·da·men·ta [puh-loo-duh-men-tuh] /pəˌlu dəˈmɛn tə/.

a cloak worn by officials and military officers of ancient Rome, especially during wartime.

Nearby words

  1. palsy-walsy,
  2. palter,
  3. paltrow,
  4. paltry,
  5. paludal,
  6. paludism,
  7. paludrine,
  8. palustrine,
  9. paly,
  10. palynology

Also pa·lu·da·ment [puh-loo-duh-muh nt] /pəˈlu də mənt/.

Origin of paludamentum

1695–1705; < Latin palūdāmentum; akin to palla

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