Definition of infula in English:

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infula

Pronunciation: /ˈinfyələ/

noun (plural infulae /-lē/)

(In the Christian Church) either of the two ribbons on a bishop’s miter.
Example sentences
  • The oldest part of the mitre, in fact, is the infulae.
  • I have been looking at the black-and-white photograph I have of the infulae bands that we have been discussing.

Origin

Early 17th century: from Latin, denoting a woolen fillet worn by a priest or placed on the head of a sacrificial victim.

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Syllabification: in·fu·la

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