paludamentum

paludamentum

[puh-loo-duh-men-tuhm]
noun, plural paludamenta [puh-loo-duh-men-tuh] .
a cloak worn by officials and military officers of ancient Rome, especially during wartime.
Also, paludament [puh-loo-duh-muhnt] .


Origin:
1695–1705; < Latin palūdāmentum; akin to palla

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