Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun pallium

4 senses of pallium

Sense 1
cerebral cortex, cerebral mantle, pallium, cortex -- (the layer of unmyelinated neurons (the grey matter) forming the cortex of the cerebrum)
       => neural structure -- (a structure that is part of the nervous system)

Sense 2
mantle, pallium -- ((zoology) a protective layer of epidermis in mollusks or brachiopods that secretes a substance forming the shell)
       => epidermis, cuticle -- (the outer layer of the skin covering the exterior body surface of vertebrates)

Sense 3
pallium -- ((Roman Catholic Church) vestment consisting of a band encircling the shoulders with two lappets hanging in front and back)
       => vestment -- (gown (especially ceremonial garments) worn by the clergy)

Sense 4
pallium -- (cloak or mantle worn by men in ancient Rome)
       => cloak -- (a loose outer garment)

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