Labarum meaning

lăbər-əm
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An ecclesiastical banner, especially one carried in processions.
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The banner adopted by Constantine I after his conversion to Christianity.
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The royal cavalry standard carried before the Roman emperors in war, esp. that first carried by Constantine, bearing the first two letters (XP) of the Greek Christos (Christ)
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The Roman military standard adopted by Constantine I. The banner was known for its Christian chi-rho sign - ☧.
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Origin of labarum

  • Late Latin probably from alteration of Greek labrāton laurel-leaf standard from Latin laureātum neuter of laureātus adorned with laurel laureate

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin labarum, from Ancient Greek λαβαρόν (labaron).

    From Wiktionary