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scap•u•lar



Pronunciation: (skap'yu-lur), [key]
adj.
of or pertaining to the shoulders or the scapula or scapulae.

scap•u•lar



Pronunciation: (skap'yu-lur), [key]
n.
1. Eccles.a loose, sleeveless monastic garment, hanging from the shoulders.
2. two small pieces of woolen cloth, joined by strings passing over the shoulders, worn under the ordinary clothing as a badge of affiliation with a religious order, a token of devotion, etc.
3. Anat., Zool.scapula.
4. Ornith.one of the scapular feathers. See illus. under bird.

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