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Definition of the noun abolla

What does abolla mean as a name of something?

Abolla is a genus of Noctuidae, described by Felder & Rogenhofer in 1875.


  1. Abolla: An abolla was a cloak-like garment worn by Ancient Greeks and Romans. Nonius Marcellus quotes a passage of Varro to show that it was a garment worn by soldiers, and thus opposed to the toga.
  2. Abolla is a genus of moths of the Noctuidae family.

Phrases with Abolla

  1. Abolla Pellicosta
  2. Genus Abolla
  3. Thera Abolla
  4. Euglyphis Abolla
  5. Species Thera Abolla
  6. Species Euglyphis Abolla

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Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica; or A dictionary of arts, sciences, and miscellaneous literature (1823)

ABOLLA, in antiquity, a warm kind of garment, lined or doubled, worn by the Greeks and Romans...

Google previewEncyclopaedia perthensis, or, Universal dictionary of the arts, sciences, literature, etc. : intended to supersede the use of other books of reference (1816)

ABOLLA, [from the Lat. bullx, Roman ornaments, or from the Gr. KfttiX* amfsAu, cloath- ing,] a warm kind of garment, lined or doubled, worn by the Greeks and Romans, chiefly out of the city, in following the camp.— Critics and antiquarians are ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Londinensis, or, Universal dictionary of arts, sciences, and literature (1810)

by John Wilkes (of Milland House, Sussex)

ABOLLA,/. a kind of garment worn by the Greeks and Romans, chiefly out of the city, in following the camp. —Critics and antiquaries are greatly divided as to the form, use, kinds, Sec. of this garment. Papias makes it a species of the toga, ...

Google previewA general and bibliographical Dictionary of the Fine Arts. Containing ... explanations of the principal terms used in Painting, Sculpture, Architecture, and Engraving ... historical Sketches of the ... different Schools, etc (1826)

by James ELMES

ABoLLA. (π80A), or āvaßoA), Gr. abolla, Lat.) In costume. An ancient military garment worn by the Greeks and Romans. It is also used by some authors, for the cloak worn by senators and philosophers, and named (a bullā) from the bullae ...

Google previewA New Dictionary of Ancient Geography, exhibiting the modern in addition to the ancient names of places (1803)

by Charles Pye

AvE LLA (Abella, Abolla), a city of Campania, in Italy, abounding in nuts. Ave LLA (Abolla), a city of Sicily. Av EL LINo (Abellinum), a city in the kingdom of Naples, between Beneventum and Salernum. Av ENCE's } (Avanticum), the prinAv EN ...

Google previewThe National Standard Encyclopedia (1888)

A Dictionary of Literature, the Sciences and the Arts, for Popular Use by Albert Levi Burt

Abolla, a-bol'a. A cloak of thick woollen stuff worn by Roman soldiers. It was also worn by philosophers, especially by the Stoics, who affected great austerity of life. Aboma, -bo'mo, A largo species of S. American serpent (Boa Aboma)- Romans ...

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Scrabble value of A1B3O1L1L1A1

The value of this 6-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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