"ancile" Definition

  1. n. The sacred shield of the Romans, said to have-fallen from heaven in the reign of Numa. It was the palladium of Rome.

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Position in dictionary: 4202 of 111710 words.
Word Type: n.,
Words that start with "ancile": 1
Words that end with "ancile": 1
Words that contain "ancile": 2
Next words in dictionary: ancillary, ancille, ancipital, ancipitous, ancistroid, ancle, ancome, ancon, anconal, ancone
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English Dictionary Definition of ancile

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