toga virilis


toga virilis

noun, plural to·gae vi·ri·les [toh-jee vi-rahy-leez, –ree-; Latin taw-gahy wi-ree-les] /ˈtoʊ dʒi vɪˈraɪ liz, -ˈri-; Latin ˈtɔ gaɪ wɪˈri lɛs/.

  1. the white toga assumed by boys in ancient Rome at the end of their 14th year.

noun

  1. (in ancient Rome) the toga assumed by a youth at the age of 14 as a symbol of manhood and citizenship

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