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Flamen

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Pronunciation : Fla"men, n.; pl. E. Flammens
Part of Speech : L.
Etymology : [L.] (Rom. Antiq.)
Definition : Defn: A priest devoted to the service of a particular god, from whom he received a distinguishing epithet. The most honored were those of Jupiter, Mars, and Quirinus, called respectively Flamen Dialis, Flamen Martialis, and Flamen Quirinalis. Affrights the flamens at their service quaint. Milton.

Flamines.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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