nounWord forms: plural ˈpalliums or ˈpallia (ˈpæliə
2. Anatomy the cerebral cortex with its adjacent white matter
3. Roman Catholic
Church a circular white wool band with pendants, worn over the shoulders by a pope or archbishop
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Word origin of 'pallium'L, a cloak, mantle