Pallium Definition

pălē-əm
pallia, palliums
noun
pallia, palliums
Webster's New World
A cloak or mantle worn by the ancient Greeks and Romans.
American Heritage
A circular white wool band with pendants, worn over the shoulders by a pope or archbishop.
Webster's New World
The cerebral cortex with its adjacent white matter.
Webster's New World
The mantle of mollusks and related marine invertebrates.
Webster's New World
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Other Word Forms of Pallium

Noun

Singular:
pallium
Plural:
pallia, palliums

Origin of Pallium

  • From Latin pallium (“a cloak").

    From Wiktionary

  • Latin

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

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