Definition of Infula

1. n. A sort of fillet worn by dignitaries, priests, and others among the ancient Romans. It was generally white.



Definition of Infula

1. Noun. A fillet of white wool, worn on the head by ancient Roman priests ¹

2. Noun. A head covering worn by early Christian priests ¹

3. Noun. A ribbon on a bishop's mitre ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Infula

1. a headband used during Roman rites [n INFULAE]

Medical Definition of Infula

1. Origin: L. A sort of fillet worn by dignitaries, priests, and others among the ancient Romans. It was generally white. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Infula

infringement
infringement of copyright
infringements
infringer
infringers
infringes
infringing
infringingly
infructescence
infructescences
infructuose
infructuous
infrugal
infrugiferous
infula (current term)
infulae
infulminate
infumated
infumation
infumed
infundated
infundating
infundibula
infundibular
infundibular part
infundibular recess
infundibular stalk
infundibular stem
infundibular stenosis

Literary usage of Infula

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1. Cyclopaedia of Biblical, Theological, and Ecclesiastical Literature by John McClintock (1879)
"Amen.1' The bishop lays i down the infula, turns towards the altar, and savs, ! ... Now the bishop rises, lays down the infula, and prays, while all kneel. ..."

2. The Arctic North-east and West Passage: Detectio Freti Hudsoni, Or Hessel by Hessel Gerritsz, Samuel Muller, Isaac Massa, Pedro Fernandes Queiros (1878)
"... autem habet haec terra (ab infula ... cum haec fita fit ab infula ... ad cujus longitudinem atque latitu- dinĂª infula ..."

3. A Dictionary of Christian Antiquities by William Smith, Samuel Cheetham (1880)
"Equally inconclusive, in our opinion, Is the series of passages quoted by Hefele and others, in which the infula is mentioned in connexion with Christian ..."

4. Observations and Inquiries Relating to Various Parts of Ancient History by Jacob Bryant (1767)
"Eum intelligo, quern infula Romani ... infula degere, in qua tarn multos ad- vena* Jine gravibus incommodis ..."

5. Collectanea de Rebus Hibernicis by Charles Vallancey (1786)
"... remarkable for learning, it was the infula ... ilia infula eft, quae hodie Hibernia dicitur. ... r.ai \'i^t*t. ll' Oceano infula dua ..."

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