noun, plural ve·lar·i·a [vuh-lair-ee-uh] /vəˈlɛər i ə/. Roman Antiquity.
- velaric airstream,
- velasco ibarra,
- velasco ibarra, josé maría,
Origin of velarium
Examples from the Web for velarium
Nero, who carried everything to excess, went further: he caused a velarium of purple to be embroidered with gold.
A velarium was made and put up, and they proceeded to get rid of their President.The Life of James McNeill Whistler|Elizabeth Robins Pennell
He raised his eyes then to the opening of the amphitheatre, over which night had begun to extend its velarium dotted with stars.Quo Vadis|Henryk Sienkiewicz
The velarium, or awning, is advertised in all the inscriptions yet found which give notice of public games.Museum of Antiquity|L. W. Yaggy
Upon the wall of the people's gallery is still seen the ring that held the pole of the velarium.