Definition of abolla in English:

abolla

noun

Roman History
  • In the ancient Roman world: a kind of thick cloak, worn by peasants, soldiers, and others (and, as an affectation, by philosophers).

Origin

Early 18th century. From classical Latin abolla cloak, a garment worn by soldiers, by peasants, and by philosophers as an affectation; of uncertain origin.

Pronunciation:

abolla

/əˈbɒlə/