Flammens
Flamen Fla"men, n.; pl. E. {Flammens}, L. {Flamines}. [L.] (Rom. Antiq.) A priest devoted to the service of a particular god, from whom he received a distinguishing epithet. The most honored were those of Jupiter, Mars, and Quirinus, called respectively {Flamen Dialis}, {Flamen Martialis}, and {Flamen Quirinalis}. [1913 Webster]

Affrights the flamens at their service quaint. --Milton. [1913 Webster]


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  • Flamen — Fla men, n.; pl. E. {Flammens}, L. {Flamines}. [L.] (Rom. Antiq.) A priest devoted to the service of a particular god, from whom he received a distinguishing epithet. The most honored were those of Jupiter, Mars, and Quirinus, called respectively …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Flamen Dialis — Flamen Fla men, n.; pl. E. {Flammens}, L. {Flamines}. [L.] (Rom. Antiq.) A priest devoted to the service of a particular god, from whom he received a distinguishing epithet. The most honored were those of Jupiter, Mars, and Quirinus, called… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Flamen Martialis — Flamen Fla men, n.; pl. E. {Flammens}, L. {Flamines}. [L.] (Rom. Antiq.) A priest devoted to the service of a particular god, from whom he received a distinguishing epithet. The most honored were those of Jupiter, Mars, and Quirinus, called… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Flamen Quirinalis — Flamen Fla men, n.; pl. E. {Flammens}, L. {Flamines}. [L.] (Rom. Antiq.) A priest devoted to the service of a particular god, from whom he received a distinguishing epithet. The most honored were those of Jupiter, Mars, and Quirinus, called… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Flamines — Flamen Fla men, n.; pl. E. {Flammens}, L. {Flamines}. [L.] (Rom. Antiq.) A priest devoted to the service of a particular god, from whom he received a distinguishing epithet. The most honored were those of Jupiter, Mars, and Quirinus, called… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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