infulae

infula

[in-fyuh-luh]
noun, plural infulae [in-fyuh-lee] .
one of the two embroidered lappets of the miter of a bishop.

Origin:
1600–10; < Medieval Latin, Latin: band, priest's headband

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infulae (ˈɪnfjʊliː)
 
pl n , sing -la
the two ribbons hanging from the back of a bishop's mitre
 
[C17: from Latin, plural of infula, woollen fillet worn on forehead by ancient Romans during religious rites]

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