Para menta


noun, plural paraments, paramenta [par-uh-men-tuh] .
a decoration for a room, as a tapestry.
an ecclesiastical vestment.

1350–1400; Middle English < Late Latin parāmentum an ornament, equivalent to parā(re) to adorn (Latin: to prepare) + -mentum -ment Unabridged
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parament (ˈpærəmənt)
n , pl paraments, paramenta
(often plural) an ecclesiastical vestment or decorative hanging
[C14: from Old French parament, from Medieval Latin paramentum, from Latin parāre to prepare]

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