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Definitions of Flamen

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.

Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913


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