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The Oxford Classical Dictionary
Herbert Jennings RoseHerbert Jennings Rose, J. A. NorthJ. A. North

a special kind of cap worn by Roman *flamines, *Salii, and some other priests. The word is said originally to have meant not the whole cap, but the spike or twig at the top of it, tied on with wool. The lower part of the head-dress was called the ... ...

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