Definition of Pilentum in English:

Pilentum

noun

  • 1Roman History. A comfortable chariot used by women and in sacred rites.

  • 2A type of low, open carriage, fashionable in the early 19th cent. Now historical.

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in John Higgins (b. c1544), poet and linguist. From classical Latin pīlentum a type of chariot.

Pronunciation

Pilentum

/pɪˈlɛntəm/