noun (plural infulae /-liː/)
(In the Christian Church) either of the two ribbons on a bishop’s mitre.
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 woollen fillet worn by a priest or placed on the head of a sacrificial victim.
Definition of infula in:
- The US English dictionary