paludamentum

[ puh-loo-duh-men-tuhm ]
/ pəˌlu dəˈmɛn təm /

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.

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

Origin of paludamentum

1695–1705; <Latin palūdāmentum; akin to palla

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