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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.


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