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Definition of the noun Aureola
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noun - plural: aureolas / aureolae (rare form)
- Radiance of luminous cloud that sorrounds the figure in a painting of a sacred personage.
Aureola: An aureola or aureole is the radiance of luminous cloud which, in paintings of sacred personages, surrounds the whole figure. In the earliest periods of Christian art it was confined to the figures of the persons of the Christian Godhead, but it was afterwards extended to the Virgin Mary and to several of the saints.
Phrases with Aureola
- Ulva Aureola
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- Anaea Aureola
- Bolma Aureola
- Draba aureola
- Drino Aureola
- Pipra aureola
- Pyrus Aureola
- Usnea Aureola
- Acraea Aureola
- Anarta Aureola
- Bangia Aureola
- Eilema Aureola
- Hoplia Aureola
- Morpho Aureola
- Pyrene Aureola
- Tipula Aureola
- Acontia Aureola
- Amanita Aureola
- Barbula Aureola
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* THE AUREOLA is an emanation of glory from the body, as the nimbus is from the head. It is usually of an oval form, and mostly of that ...
by Edward Cave, John Nichols
* The Aureola is an emanation of glory from the body, as the nimbus is from the head. It is usually of an oval form, and mostly of that ...
The Florence King Reader (1996)
by Florence King
Areola is the pink area around the nipple; aureola is a synonym for halo. Kindly learn the difference. 12. Get right into the action on page one. Leisurely descriptions of scenery and setting are always fatal. Our readers don't care where anybody ...
A dictionary of terms in art (1870)
by Frederick William Fairholt
As stated above, the aureola is the nimbus of the whole body, as the nimbus is the aureola of the head; the word is derived from the Latin aura, a gentle wind, zephyr, exhalation. The aureola and the nimbus are of a similar nature — " a solid ...
As stated above, the aureola is the nimbus of the whole body, as the nimbus is the aurcola of the head; the word is derived from the Latin aura, a gentle wind, Zephyr, exhalation. The aureola and the nimbus are of a similar nature-—“ a solid ...
A Library of Universal Knowledge and an Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language ...
AUREOLA, n. aw-ré'o-la [from L.L. adj. aureolus, dimof L. aureus, golden]: in Christian art, a gold-colored or gilded background, representing an emanation of rays of glory, given to figures or symbols of the three persons of the divine trinity, ...
by Bo Beolens, Michael Watkins, Michael Grayson
Emberiza aureola suschkini Stanchinsky,1929 NCR [JS Emberiza aureola aureola] Pallas's Reed Buntingssp. Emberiza pallasi suschkiniana Grote,1931 NCR [JS Emberiza pallasipallasi] Asian Rosy Finch ssp. Leucosticte arctoa sushkini ...
by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer
Aureola. Glory. Halo. Nimbus, nlm'.bus, a band of light painted by Christian artists round the top of the head, or a series of rays round the head and face of consecrated persons. Aureola, aif.rtM.lah (not au.ree'.o.lah, nor yet au.rl.ff.lah), a mantle ...
Giving the Derivation, Source, Or Origin of Common Phrases, Allusions, and Words that Have a Tale to Tell by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer
Aureola applied to any old woman: thus, in Shakespeare, Puck speaks of " The wisest aunt telling the saddest tale." Midsummer Night's Dream, iL 1. Auro ola. A circle of light, emblematical of glory, placed by the old painters round the heads of ...
The Devil's Dictionary - With a Preface by the Author and a Short Biography of Ambrose Bierce (2016)
by Ambrose Bierce
Properly, a luminous ring encircling an astronomical body, but not infrequently confounded with “aureola,” or “nimbus,” a somewhat similar phenomenon worn as a headdress by divinities and saints. The halo is a purely optical illusion, ...
Properly, a luminous ring encircling an astronomical body, but not infrequently confounded with "aureola," or "nimbus," a somewhat similar phenomenon worn as aheaddress by divinities and saints. The halois a purely optical illusion, ...
Aureola, awrē′ola, n. in Christian art, the gold colour surrounding the whole figure in sacred pictures, distinct from the nimbus, which only covers the head, usually reserved for representations of the three Divine Persons, of Christ, and the ...
Technical Dictionary (2013)
Four Languages by Eduard Webber
Aureola (s.) (Electr.) Auric (adj.) Auriferous (adj.) Aurora australis. – borealis. Autoexciting (s.) Automatic (adj.) — apparatus (s.) – breaker (s.) Auxiliary engine (s.) Average (s.) AXe (s ...
The Devil's Dictionary (2009)
Easyread Super Large 18pt Edition by Ambrose Bierce
Properly, a luminous ring encircling an astronomical body, but not infrequently confounded with "aureola," or "nimbus," a somewhat similar phenomenon worn as a head-dress by divinities and saints. The halo is a purely optical illusion, ...
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Scrabble value of A1U1R1E1O1L1A1
The value of this 7-letter word is 7 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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