subsellia

subsellium

[suhb-sel-ee-uhm]
noun, plural subsellia [suhb-sel-ee-uh] .
misericord ( def 2 ).

Origin:
1695–1705; < Latin: low seat, bench, equivalent to sub- sub- + sell(a) seat + -ium -ium

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subsellium (sʌbˈsɛlɪəm)
 
n
a rare word for misericord
 
[C19: from Latin, from sub- + sella seat]

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