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toga virilis

Definition:

a toga worn by a youth as a symbol of manhood and citizenship

Class:

artifact noun (man-made objects)

Plural:

togae viriles

Type of:

toga » cloak » overgarment » garment

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Etymology:

Latin toga virīlis: toga, toga + virīlis, of a man.
(Source: American Heritage Dictionary)  [more]

Definition references  (+images)

Wikipedia:

Toga

a cloth of perhaps 20 ft in length which was wrapped around the body and was generally worn over a tunic. The toga was made of wool, and the tunic under it often was made of linen. After the 2nd century BC, the toga was a garment worn exclusively by... (50 of 2047 words, 3 images)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Toga

Collins Dictionary:

toga virilis [ancient Rome]

the toga assumed by a youth at the age of 14 as a symbol of manhood and citizenship (18 of 200 words, pronunciation)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/toga-virilis

American Heritage Dictionary:

toga virilis | togae viriles [plural]

A white toga symbolizing manhood that boys of ancient Rome were allowed to wear at age 15. (17 of 42 words, pronunciations)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/toga-virilis

Merriam-Webster:

toga virilis | togae viriles [plural]

the white toga of manhood assumed by boys of ancient Rome at age 15 (14 of 36 words, pronunciations)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/toga virilis

Random House Dictionary:

toga virilis | togae viriles [plural]

the white toga assumed by boys in ancient Rome at the end of their 14th year. (16 of 36 words, pronunciations)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/toga-virilis

New World Dictionary:

toga virilis

the toga of manhood, put on by boys of ancient Rome in their fourteenth year (15 of 26 words, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/toga-virilis

Britannica Encyclopedia:

toga [clothing]

characteristic loose, draped outer garment of Roman citizens. Adopted by the Romans from the Etruscans, it was originally worn by both sexes of all ... (24 of 191 words, 2 images)

www​.britannica​.com​/E​Bchecked​/topic​/598004​/toga

Wiktionary:

toga | togas [plural] | togae [plural] | togæ [plural]

Loose outer garment worn by the citizens of Rome. | Loose wrap gown. (12 of 22 words, 2 definitions, pronunciations, 2 images)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/toga

Oxford Dictionary:

toga

a loose flowing outer garment worn by the citizens of ancient Rome, made of a single piece of cloth and covering the whole body apart from the right ... (28 of 56 words, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/toga

Macmillan British Dictionary:

toga [countable] | togas [plural]

a long loose piece of clothing worn by ancient Romans (10 of 35 words, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/toga

Cambridge Dictionary:

toga

a piece of clothing worn by people in ancient Rome, consisting of a long piece of cloth wrapped around the body and hanging loosely from the shoulders (27 of 32 words, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/toga

Encarta Dictionary:

toga virilis | togae viriles [plural]

a white toga worn in ancient Rome by men and by boys from the age of 14 or 15 as a sign of manhood and citizenship (26 of 57 words, pronunciations)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861720665​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology references

American Heritage Dictionary:

toga virilis | togae viriles [plural]

Origin: Latin toga virīlis: toga, toga + virīlis, of a man.

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/toga-virilis

Collins Dictionary:

toga virilis [ancient Rome]

Origin: Latin, literally: manly (i.e., man's) toga

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/toga-virilis

New World Dictionary:

toga virilis

Origin: Latin, toga of a man

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/toga-virilis

Merriam-Webster:

toga virilis | togae viriles [plural]

First use: 1600

Origin: Latin, men's toga

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/toga virilis

Encarta Dictionary:

toga virilis | togae viriles [plural]

Origin: Latin, "men's toga"

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861720665​/definition​.html  [offline]

Audio references

Collins Dictionary:

toga virilis [ancient Rome]

Audio: British English pronunciation of "toga virilis"

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Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

toga virilis

Audio: North American pronunciation of "toga virilis"

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toga virilis

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YourDictionary Audio:

toga virilis

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "toga virilis" by speech synthesizer

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the Free Dictionary:

toga virilis

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "toga virilis" by speech synthesizer

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