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labarum Line breaks: lab|arum
Pronunciation: /ˈlabərəm/

Definition of labarum in English:


The imperial standard of Constantine the Great, which bore Christian symbolic imagery fused with the military symbols of the Roman Empire.
Example sentences
  • Also the labarums the Romans have are missing an actual Chi-Rho on the top of the pole and instead they have an eagle.
  • The labarum, like the vexillium, had sometimes fringes with tassels or ribbons.
  • Never was any bearer of this holy labarum injured during fights.


Early 17th century: from late Latin, of unknown origin.

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