Complete Definition of "maniple"

English

Etymology
Middle English maniple, from Old French maniple, from Latin maniplus, manipulus "handful, maniple", derived from manus "hand".

Pronunciation
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Hyphenation: man·i·ple
Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ænɪpÉl|-ænɪpÉl

Noun
maniple (plural: maniples)

  1. rare A handful.
  2. A division of the Roman army numbering 60 or 120 men exclusive of officers, any small body of soldiers; a company.
  3. Originally, a napkin; later, an ornamental band or scarf worn upon the left arm as a part of the vestments of a priest in the Roman Catholic Church, and sometimes worn in the English Church service.

Related terms
alb
epigonation
epimanikion
epitrachelion
mitre
omophorion
rhason
sakkos
sticharion
zone

See also
w:Maniple (military unit)|Maniple (military unit) â Wikipedia
w:Maniple (vestment)|Maniple (vestment) â Wikipedia

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