[si-mee-lee-uh, -meel-yuh]
plural noun, singular cimelium [si-mee-lee-uhm, -meel-yuhm] .
treasures, especially church treasures, as art objects or jeweled vestments.

1655–65; < Medieval Latin < Greek keimḗlion heirloom, treasure, akin to keîsthai to lie, be stored away; see cemetery Unabridged
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