[fan-uh n] /ˈfæn ən/
Also called orale. a striped scarflike vestment worn by the pope over the alb when celebrating solemn Pontifical Mass.
[fan-uh n; French fa-nawn] /ˈfæn ən; French faˈnɔ̃/
[frants oh-mahr;; French frahnts aw-mar] /frænts ˈoʊ mɑr;; French frɑ̃ts ɔˈmar/ (Show IPA), 1925–61, West Indian psychiatrist and political theorist, born in Martinique; in Algeria after 1953.
noun (RC Church)
a collar-shaped vestment worn by the pope when celebrating mass
(formerly) various pieces of embroidered fabric used in the liturgy
[fah-naw] /ˈfɑ nɔ/ noun 1. a town in central Italy, on the Adriatic Sea: cathedral; Roman ruins.
[fan] /fæn/ noun 1. any device for producing a current of air by the movement of a broad surface or a number of such surfaces. 2. an implement of feathers, leaves, paper, cloth, etc., often in the shape of a long triangle or of a semicircle, for waving lightly in the hand to create a […]
noun 1. a palm having fan-shaped leaves, as the talipot. 2. . noun 1. any of various palm trees, such as the talipot and palmetto, that have fan-shaped leaves Compare feather palm
noun 1. a vaulted roof having fan tracery.