Parament Par"a*ment, n. [Sp. paramento, from parar to prepare, L. parare.] Ornamental hangings, furniture, etc., as of a state apartment; rich and elegant robes worn by men of rank; -- chiefly in the plural. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

Lords in paraments on their coursers. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

{Chamber of paraments}, presence chamber of a monarch. [1913 Webster]

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  • parament — PARAMÉNT, paramente, s.n. Partea exterioară finită a unei construcţii, a unui element de construcţie etc.; material care căptuşeşte (cu scop ornamental) această parte. – Din germ. Parament. Trimis de valeriu, 03.02.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  paramént… …   Dicționar Român

  • Parament — (v. lat.), 1) überhaupt ein liturgisches Gewand des katholischen Priesters, gewebte od. gestickte Bekleidung od. Verzierung des Altars, des Bodens etc. Die hauptsächlichsten P e sind die Casel, das oberste Gewand des Messelesenden, die Dalmatik,… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Parament — Gebhardsmitra, Ende des 14. Jahrhunderts, Stift Admont Frater …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Parament — A Parament or Parement; (from Late Latin paramentum , adornment, parare , to prepare, equip), a term applied by ancient writers to the hangings or ornaments of a room of state. Later it has referred to the liturgy hangings on and around the altar …   Wikipedia

  • parament — noun Etymology: Middle English, from Medieval Latin paramentum, from parare to adorn, from Latin, to prepare more at pare Date: 15th century an ornamental ecclesiastical hanging or vestment …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • parament — /par euh meuhnt/, n., pl. paraments, paramenta /par euh men teuh/. 1. a decoration for a room, as a tapestry. 2. an ecclesiastical vestment. [1350 1400; ME < LL paramentum an ornament, equiv. to para(re) to adorn (L: to PREPARE) + mentum MENT] *… …   Universalium

  • parament — noun /ˈpaɹəmənt/ a) A type of elaborate robe especially as worn by someone in power or a religious official. b) A liturgical hanging on and around the altar, as well as the cloth hanging from the pulpit and lectern …   Wiktionary

  • Parament — Pa|ra|mẹnt 〈n. 11〉 Gegenstand aus Stoff für gottesdienstl. Zwecke, z. B. Altardecke, Fahne [neulat.; zu lat. parare „bereiten“] * * * Pa|ra|mẹnt, das; [e]s, e <meist Pl.> [mlat. paramentum, zu lat. parare, ↑ 1parieren]: im christlichen… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • parament — pa|ra|ment Mot Agut Nom masculí …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • paramént — s. n., pl. paraménte …   Romanian orthography

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