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Princeton's WordNet

  1. scapular, scapularynoun

    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

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Scapular, Scapularyadjective

    Relating or belonging to the shoulders.

    Etymology: scapulaire, Fr. from scapula, Lat.

    The humours dispersed through the branches of the axillary artery to the scapulary branches. Richard Wiseman, of Ulcers.

    The viscera were counterpoised with the weight of the scapular part. William Derham.


  1. scapulary

    A scapulary is a type of Christian garment worn around the neck as a part of monastic habit or by lay persons as a devotion to faith. In its full forum, it is a large piece of cloth that extends from the shoulders down the front and back. In its smaller version, often worn by lay people, it consists of two small pieces of cloth, wool, or laminated paper on a cord, one panel resting on the chest and the other on the back. They often have religious images or texts on them.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Scapularynoun

    a loose sleeveless vestment falling in front and behind, worn by certain religious orders and devout persons

  2. Scapularynoun

    the name given to two pieces of cloth worn under the ordinary garb and over the shoulders as an act of devotion

  3. Scapularynoun

    a bandage passing over the shoulder to support it, or to retain another bandage in place

  4. Scapularyadjective

    same as Scapular, a

  5. Scapularynoun

    same as 2d and 3d Scapular

  6. Etymology: [F. scapulaire, LL. scapularium, scapulare, fr. L. scapula shoulder blade.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of scapulary in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of scapulary in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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