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pallium meaning and definition

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Definition of pallium (noun)

  1. the layer of unmyelinated neurons (the grey matter) forming the cortex of the cerebrum
  2. (zoology) a protective layer of epidermis in mollusks or brachiopods that secretes a substance forming the shell
  3. (Roman Catholic Church) vestment consisting of a band encircling the shoulders with two lappets hanging in front and back
  4. cloak or mantle worn by men in ancient Rome
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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