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Webster

English Word:

labarum


English Pronunciation:

lab•a•rum


Noun:


⇨Plural Forms

Labara


⇨Etymology

Latin


⇨Definition

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Noun:


⇨Definition

The standard adopted by the Emperor Constantine after his conversion to Christianity. It is described as a pike bearing a silk banner hanging from a crosspiece, and surmounted by a golden crown. It bore a monogram of the first two letters (CHR) of the name of Christ in its Greek form. Later, the name was given to various modifications of this standard.



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Wiktionary

Etymology:

From Latin labarum, from Ancient Greek λαβαρόν (labaron).


Noun:

labarum (plural labara) The Roman military standard adopted by Constantine I. The banner was known for its Christian chi-rho sign - ☧. 1658: Nor shall we urge the labarum, and famous Standard of Constantine, or make further use thereof, than as the first Letters in the Name of our Saviour Christ — Sir Thomas Browne, The Garden of Cyrus (Folio Society 2007, p. 168)


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