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paludamentum

[ puh-loo-duh-men-tuhm ]
/ p蓹藢lu d蓹藞m蓻n t蓹m /
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noun, plural pa路lu路da路men路ta [puh-loo-duh-men-tuh]. /p蓹藢lu d蓹藞m蓻n t蓹/.
a cloak worn by officials and military officers of ancient Rome, especially during wartime.
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Also pa路lu路da路ment [puh-loo-duh-muhnt]. /p蓹藞lu d蓹 m蓹nt/.

Origin of paludamentum

1695鈥1705; <Latin pal奴d膩mentum; akin to palla

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How to use paludamentum in a sentence

  • Cumque interceptum a liberto paludamentum comperisset, ira percitus protinus in eum animadvertit, praefatus: Quid?

    Selections from Viri Romae|Charles Franois L'Homond
  • Csar's red paludamentum marked him out a conspicuous figure for the aim of the missiles, but he bore a charmed life.

    A Friend of Caesar|William Stearns Davis
  • The general seized his red paludamentum, threw it over his face, groaned once, and fell.

    A Friend of Caesar|William Stearns Davis
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