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Abolla

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.

Explanation

  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 previewThe satires of Juvenal (1906)

by Juvenal

Abolla means a cloak ; the interpretation here is uncertain; perhaps “a crime of deeper dye” may be a fair English equivalent, but critics differ. 118. Pegasus, the winged steed sprung from the Gorgon Medusa's blood, dropped a feather upon ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis, Or, Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, Etc (1816)

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ABOLLA, [from the Lat. bulle, Roman ornaments, or from the Gr. 22:22n avačoxn, cloathing,) 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 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 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, chiefly out of the city, in following the camp.–Critics and antiquaries are greatly ...

Google previewA Military Dictionary and Gazetteer (1881)

Comprising Ancient and Modern Military Technical Terms, Historical Accounts of All North American Indians, as Well as Ancient Warlike Tribes; Also Notices of Battles from the Earliest Period to the Present Time, with a Concise Explanation of Terms Used in Heraldry and the Offices Thereof. The Work Also Gives Valuable Geographical Information by Thomas Wilhelm

ABOLLA ACCOUTRE AboQa. A warm kind it m:~.'.srr gar- a>nt- 2 .

Google previewThe Imperial Dictionary of the English Language (1898)

A Complete Encyclopaedic Lexicon, Literary, Scientific and Technological by John Ogilvie

Abolla (a-bol'a), n. [L.] In Rom, antiq. a cloak of thick woollen stuff worn by soldiers, and thus opposed to the toga. It was also worn by philosophers, especially by the Stoic philosophers, who wished to affect Romans wearing the Abolla. great ...

Google previewThe Cyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and Literature (1819)

by Abraham Rees

ABOLLA, in Antiquity, a warm kind of garment, lined or doubled, used by the Greeks and Romans chiefly out of the city, in following the camp. The word is Latin, formed, as some imagine, from bulla, on the supposition that this vestment was ...

Google previewChamber's Condensed Encyclopedia (1895)

A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People ... by D. T. Stuart

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, -bó'ma. A large species of S. American serpent (Boa Abo- - ma).

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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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