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infula

[in-fyuh-luh] /ˈɪn fyə lə/
noun, plural infulae
[in-fyuh-lee] /ˈɪn fyəˌli/ (Show IPA)
1.
one of the two embroidered lappets of the miter of a bishop.
Origin
1600-1610
1600-10; < Medieval Latin, Latin: band, priest's headband
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infulae

/ˈɪnfjʊliː/
plural noun (sing) -la (-lə)
1.
the two ribbons hanging from the back of a bishop's mitre
Word Origin
C17: from Latin, plural of infula, woollen fillet worn on forehead by ancient Romans during religious rites
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