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an·te·pen·di·um

 (ăn′tē-pĕn′dē-əm)
n. pl. an·te·pen·di·a (-dē-ə)
A decorative hanging for the front of an altar, lectern, or pulpit.

[Medieval Latin : Latin ante-, ante- + pendēre, to hang; see (s)pen- in Indo-European roots.]

antependium

(ˌæntɪˈpɛndɪəm)
n, pl -dia (-dɪə)
(Ecclesiastical Terms) a covering hung over the front of an altar
[C17: from Medieval Latin, from Latin ante- + pendēre to hang]

an•te•pen•di•um

(ˌæn tiˈpɛn di əm)

n., pl. -di•a (-di ə)
a decorative hanging or panel for the front of an altar; frontal.
[1690–1700; < Medieval Latin; see ante-, pend, -ium1]
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La cuestion terminologica no es intrascendente, pues que yo conozca no se denominan nunca, al menos en Cataluna, ni antipendia ni tampoco pallia, vocablos que sin embargo ha utilizado muy frecuentemente la historiografia dedicada a su estudio.