Definition of infula in English:


Syllabification: in·fu·la
Pronunciation: /ˈinfyələ

noun (plural infulae /-lē/)

(In the Christian Church) either of the two ribbons on a bishop’s miter.
More 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.


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

Definition of infula in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day ween
Pronunciation: wiːn
be of the opinion; think or suppose