toga praetexta

/ (priːˈtɛkstə) /

noun

(in ancient Rome) a toga with a broad purple border worn by certain magistrates and priests and by boys until they assumed the toga virilis

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Word Origin for toga praetexta

Latin, literally: bordered toga

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