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Lat. laena, a large square upper-garment, a cloak, mantle, Hom.; it was made of wool, and worn over the χιτών, thrown over the shoulders, fastened with a pin or brooch (περόνη). — It is also called φᾶρος by Hom., and in later Greek ἱμάτιον, Latin pallium.
deriv. uncertain

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