Definition of infula in English:


Line breaks: in¦fula
Pronunciation: /ˈɪnfjʊlə

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.

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