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phalera Line breaks: phal|era
Pronunciation: /ˈfalərə/

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Definition of phalera in English:

noun (plural phalerae ˈfaləriː)

(In ancient Greece and Rome) a bright metal disc worn on the chest as an ornament by men, or used to adorn the harness of horses.

Origin

Latin, from the Greek plural phalara.

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