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alb

 (ălb)
n.
A long white linen robe worn by a priest or minister during church services.

[Middle English albe, from Old English, from Medieval Latin alba, from (vestis) alba, white (garment), feminine of Latin albus, white; see albho- in Indo-European roots.]
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alb

(ælb)
n
(Ecclesiastical Terms) Christianity a long white linen vestment with sleeves worn by priests and others
[Old English albe, from Medieval Latin alba (vestis) white (clothing)]
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alb

(ælb)

n.
a long-sleeved linen vestment, worn chiefly by priests.
[before 1100; Old English albe < Latin alba (vestis) white (garment)]

Alb.

1. Albania.
2. Albanian.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.alb - a white linen liturgical vestment with sleevesalb - a white linen liturgical vestment with sleeves; worn by priests
vestment - gown (especially ceremonial garments) worn by the clergy
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alba

alb

[ælb] N (Rel) → alba f
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alb

n (Eccl) → Alba f
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