- (historical, Roman antiquity) An easy chariot or carriage, used by Roman ladies, and in which the vessels etc. for sacred rites were carried.
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for pilentum in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)
Borrowed from Gaulish.
- a chariot used by Roman ladies