Complete Definition of "regalia"

English

Etymology
Substantivated plural of the Latin adjective regalis, meaning of a Rex=king.

Pronunciation
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-eɪliÉ|-eɪliÉ

Noun
regalia is a plurale tantum : the grammatical singular regalis is not normally used.

  1. royal rights, prerogatives and privileges - actually enjoyed by any sovereign, regardless of his title (emperor, grand duke etcetera)
  2. the emblems, symbols, or paraphernalia indicative of royalty or any other sovereign status; such as a crown, orb, sceptre, sword of justice
  3. decorations or insignia indicative of an office or membership of an order or society; such as freemasonry
  4. finery or magnificent dress

Translations
Finnish: regaalit (2,3), arvonmerkit (2,3)

See also
regal
royalty, royalties
W:Crown Jewels|Crown Jewels


Italian
Noun
regalia f

  1. tip, gratuity
  2. regalia

Related terms
regalare
regalo

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