[ par-uh-muhnt ]
/ ˈpær ə mənt /
noun, plural par·a·ments, par·a·men·ta [par-uh-men-tuh]. /ˌpær əˈmɛn tə/.
a decoration for a room, as a tapestry.
an ecclesiastical vestment.
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The original altar-front or parament (aurea tabula) was made of solid gold.The Arts and Crafts of Older Spain, Volume I (of 3)|Leonard Williams
British Dictionary definitions for parament
/ (ˈpærəmənt) /
noun plural paraments or paramenta (ˌpærəˈmɛntə)
(often plural) an ecclesiastical vestment or decorative hanging
Word Origin for parament
C14: from Old French parament, from Medieval Latin paramentum, from Latin parāre to prepare
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