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Definition of Pallium

Pallium
Pallium Pal"li*um, n.; pl. L. Pallia(?), E. Palliums. [L. See Pall the garment.] 1. (Anc. Costume) A large, square, woolen cloak which enveloped the whole person, worn by the Greeks and by certain Romans. It is the Roman name of a Greek garment. 2. (R.C.Ch.) A band of white wool, worn on the shoulders, with four purple crosses worked on it; a pall. Note: The wool is obtained from two lambs brought to the basilica of St. Agnes, Rome, and blessed. It is worn by the pope, and sent to patriarchs, primates, and archbishops, as a sign that they share in the plenitude of the episcopal office. Befoer it is sent, the pallium is laid on the tomb of St. Peter, where it remains all night. 3. (Zo["o]l.) (a) The mantle of a bivalve. See Mantle. (b) The mantle of a bird.

Meaning of Pallium from wikipedia

- The pallium (derived from the Roman pallium or palla, a woolen cloak; pl.: pallia) is an ecclesiastical vestment in the Catholic Church, originally peculiar...
- Look up pallium in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. A pallium is an ecclesiastical vestment worn by the Pope, metropolitans, and primates of the Catholic...
- In neuroanatomy, pallium (pl.: pallia or palliums) refers to the layers of grey and white matter that cover the upper surface of the cerebrum in vertebrates...
- This page lists English translations of notable Latin phrases, such as veni vidi vici and et cetera. Some of the phrases are themselves translations of...
- animals, an avian pallium is the dorsal telencephalon of a bird's brain. The subpallium is the ventral telencephalon. The pallium of avian species tends...
- The pallium was a Roman cloak. It was similar in form to the palla, which had been worn by respectable Roman women since the mid-Republican era. It was...
- structure: the cerebral cortex (aka pallium) for mammals, the dorsal ventricular ridge ("DVR" or "hypopallium") of the pallium for birds, and the corpora pedunculata...
- Pallium India is a national registered charitable trust formed in 2003 aimed at providing quality palliative care and effective pain relief for patients...
- by a large pallium, which corresponds to the mammalian cerebral cortex and is responsible for the cognitive functions of birds. The pallium is made up...
- The Robe Royal (also known as the Pallium Regale, Imperial Mantle or Dalmatic Robe) is a robe worn by the British monarch when they are crowned at their...