birettas


birettas
n. type of cap worn by priests

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Order of Friars Minor Conventuals —     Order of Friars Minor Conventuals     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Order of Friars Minor Conventuals     This is one of the three separate bodies, forming with the Friars Minor and the Capuchins what is commonly called the First Order of St.… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • biretta — UK [bəˈretə] / US noun [countable] Word forms biretta : singular biretta plural birettas a stiff square hat worn by a Roman Catholic priest …   English dictionary


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