nounpl. fla′mens or flam′i·nes·
in ancient Rome, a priest serving one particular god
Origin of flamenMiddle English flamin from Classical Latin flamen from Indo-European base an unverified form bhlagmen-, priest, magician from source Sanskrit brahmán-
nounpl. fla·mens, or flam·i·nes
A priest, especially of an ancient Roman deity.
Origin of flamenMiddle English flamin from Latin flāmen