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abolla

[uh-bol-uh] /əˈbɒl ə/
noun, plural abollae
[uh-bol-ee] /əˈbɒl i/ (Show IPA)
1.
a woolen cloak worn by men in ancient Rome.
Origin
1865-1870
1865-70; < Latin, probably ultimately < Greek ambolḗ, syncopated variant of anabolḗ a throwing back (and about). See anabolism
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