scapulary

scapulary

[skap-yuh-ler-ee]
adjective
noun, plural scapularies.
2.
Surgery. a shoulder dressing that keeps the shoulder or another bandage in place.

Origin:
1175–1225; Middle English scapelori, scapelry < Medieval Latin scapulōrium, scapulārium, assimilated to -ary. See scapula, -ary

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scapulary

noun
garment consisting of a long wide piece of woolen cloth worn over the shoulders with an opening for the head; part of a monastic habit [syn: scapular
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