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scap·u·lar

 (skăp′yə-lər)
n.
1. Roman Catholic Church
a. A monk's sleeveless outer garment that hangs from the shoulders and sometimes has a cowl.
b. A pair of pieces of cloth joined by shoulder bands and worn under clothing on the chest and back as a sacramental, sometimes entailing lay affiliation with a religious order.
2. One of the feathers covering the shoulder of a bird.
adj. also scap·u·lar·y (-lĕr′ē) Anatomy
Of or relating to the shoulder or scapula.

[Middle English scapulare, from Late Latin scapulāre, from neuter of scapulāris, pertaining to the shoulders or scapulae, from scapula, shoulder; see scapula.]

scapular

(ˈskæpjʊlə)
adj
(Anatomy) anatomy of or relating to the scapula
n
1. (Ecclesiastical Terms) part of the monastic habit worn by members of many Christian, esp Roman Catholic, religious orders, consisting of a piece of woollen cloth worn over the shoulders, and hanging down in front and behind to the ankles
2. (Ecclesiastical Terms) two small rectangular pieces of woollen cloth joined by tapes passing over the shoulders and worn under secular clothes in token of affiliation to a religious order
3. (Zoology) any of the small feathers that are attached to the humerus of a bird and lie along the shoulder

scap•u•lar1

(ˈskæp yə lər)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to the shoulders or the scapula or scapulas.
n.
2. one of the feathers originating from a bird's shoulder.
[1680–90; < New Latin scapulāris]

scap•u•lar2

(ˈskæp yə lər)

n.
1. a loose sleeveless monastic garment.
2. either of two small cloth pieces joined by strings passing over the shoulders, worn under clothing as a badge of affiliation with a religious order or as an act of religious devotion.
[1475–85; < Medieval Latin scapulāre, n. use of neuter of scapulāris (adj.). See scapular1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.scapular - a feather covering the shoulder of a birdscapular - a feather covering the shoulder of a bird
feather, plumage, plume - the light horny waterproof structure forming the external covering of birds
2.scapular - 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
garment - an article of clothing; "garments of the finest silk"
monastic habit - a long loose habit worn by monks in a monastery
Adj.1.scapular - relating to or near the shoulder blade
Translations

scapular

[ˈskæpjʊləʳ] ADJ & Nescapulario m
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