mandorla

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Noun[edit]

mandorla ‎(plural mandorlas)

  1. A vesica piscis-shaped aureola that surrounds the figures of Christ and the Virgin Mary in traditional Christian art.

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Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *amandula, from Latin amygdala, from Ancient Greek ἀμυγδάλη ‎(amugdálē).

Noun[edit]

mandorla f ‎(plural mandorle)

  1. almond (fruit/nut)

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