sudarium

sudarium

/s(j)uːˈdɛːrɪəm/
noun
(in the Roman Catholic Church) another term for veronica (sense 2)
A cloth supposedly impressed with an image of Christ’s face.

Origin
Early 17th century: from Latin, literally ‘napkin’, from sudor ‘sweat’.

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Considering how many sudaria have been promoted, Jesus must have wiped his face a lot and passed the cloth to people in the crowd.

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