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paludamentum

[puh-loo-duh-men-tuh m] /pəˌlu dəˈmɛn təm/
noun, plural paludamenta
[puh-loo-duh-men-tuh] /pəˌlu dəˈmɛn tə/ (Show IPA)
1.
a cloak worn by officials and military officers of ancient Rome, especially during wartime.
Also, paludament
[puh-loo-duh-muh nt] /pəˈlu də mənt/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1695-1705
1695-1705; < Latin palūdāmentum; akin to palla
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