gloriole


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Related to gloriole: aureole, nimbus

glo·ri·ole

 (glôr′ē-ōl′)
n.
See glory.

[French, from Latin glōriola, diminutive of glōria, glory.]

gloriole

(ˈɡlɔːrɪˌəʊl)
n
(Physical Geography) another name for halo, nimbus2, nimbus3
[C19: from Latin glōriola, literally: a small glory]

glo•ri•ole

(ˈglɔr iˌoʊl, ˈgloʊr-)

n.
a halo, nimbus, or aureole.
[1805–15; < Latin glōriola=glōri(a) glory + -ola -ole1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gloriole - an indication of radiant light drawn around the head of a saintgloriole - an indication of radiant light drawn around the head of a saint
lightness, light - the visual effect of illumination on objects or scenes as created in pictures; "he could paint the lightest light and the darkest dark"
Translations

gloriole

nGloriole f, → Heiligenschein m
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