abollae

abolla

[uh-bol-uh]
noun, plural abollae [uh-bol-ee] .
a woolen cloak worn by men in ancient Rome.

Origin:
1865–70; < Latin, probably ultimately < Greek ambolḗ, syncopated variant of anabolḗ a throwing back (and about). See anabolism

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