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English definition of “aureole”

aureole

noun [C]     /ˈɔː.ri.əʊl/ US  /ˈɔːr.i.oʊl/ literary
a bright circle of light , especially around the head → Synonym haloQuantities and units of lightThe supernatural - general words
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