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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A white toga symbolizing manhood that boys of ancient Rome were allowed to wear at age 15.

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  • noun (ancient Rome) a toga worn by a youth as a symbol of manhood and citizenship

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Latin toga virīlis : toga, toga + virīlis, of a man.]

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