taedas

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Scope note
Distinctive torches used in ancient Greek and Roman marriage ceremonies, employed to accompany the bride in the wedding procession and to decorate the home of the groom. The torches used the pitchy sap that issued from a fir or pine tree that they called "taeda." They were so universally present in ancient weddings, that the marriage itself was sometimes called "taeda."
taedas
Accepted term: 22-Jul-2024