Alb

Alb
a vestment of white linen, reaching to the feet, an enveloping the person; in the roman Catholic church, worn by those in holy orders when officiating at mass. It was formerly worn, at least by clerics, in daily life.
(Science: prefix) alb-. Latin root form for the colour white.
Origin: oe. Albe, LL. Alba, fr. L. Albus white. Cf. Album and Aube.


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