Definition of “scapular” - English Dictionary

“scapular” in British English

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scapularnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈskæp.jə.lər/ us /-lɚ/ specialized

a long piece of clothing that hangs from the shoulders, worn over other clothes by Christian monks (= religious men who live as a group)

two strips of cloth joined by another piece across the shoulders, worn to show that someone belongs to a particular Christian religious order (= group) or has promised to follow a particular saint, way of life, etc.

scapularadjective

uk /ˈskæp.jə.lər/ us /ˈskæp.jə.lɚ/ specialized

(Definition of “scapular” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)