[suhb-singk-tawr-ee-uhm, -tohr-]
noun, plural subcinctoria [suhb-singk-tawr-ee-uh, -tohr-ee-uh] . Roman Catholic Church.
an embroidered silk vestment resembling, but somewhat broader than, a maniple, worn by the pope on solemn occasions.

1680–90; < Late Latin subcinctōrium, succinctōrium, equivalent to sub- or suc- sub- + cing(ere) to gird + -tōrium -tory2; see -ium Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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