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(in the Christian Church) either of the two ribbons on a bishop's mitre.
- ‘I have been looking at the black-and-white photograph I have of the infulae bands that we have been discussing.’
- ‘The oldest part of the mitre, in fact, is the infulae.’
Early 17th century: from Latin, denoting a woollen fillet worn by a priest or placed on the head of a sacrificial victim.
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