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aureola

(or-ē′ŏ-lă) [Latin aureola (corona), golden (crown)]
The ring of pigmented tissue that surrounds the nipple of the breast. It has a greater diameter in women than in men.
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31 Sharpe, 219; Sharpe takes the point about the aureola from Thomas, 197.
In September, US Ambassador, Aureola Brazeal, spoke out on the matter when she said: "It is difficult to encourage overseas businessmen to come and invest in Kenya if some local people who are known to have a lot of money in foreign accounts are not ready to return and invest.
11, line 17) to the crowns thus: 'Ant alle ha beodh icrunet the blissidh in heouene widh kempene crune' and includes the aureola or special crown of virgins.
acaba de rodear de una aureola romantica esta fabula de Lope" (Obras de Lope de Vega, VI, LXI).
En cuanto al sexo femenino, los inventos orientados a facilitar las tareas del hogar (aspiradora, maquina de coser o plancha electrica) no hicieron mas que confinar a la mujer aun mas a la casa, ya que estos artilugios carecian de la aureola de virilidad y sexualidad del aeroplano o el automovil.
Ante la tragedia que estaba padeciendo el pueblo--razona el Consul--este tenia necesidad de que su jefe militar se convirtiera en un mesias carismatico, envuelto en la aureola de inmortalidad de la fe religiosa.
Mating behaviour of the Yellow-breasted Bunting Emberiza aureola.