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scapulary

[skap-yuh-ler-ee]
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adjective
  1. scapular1.
noun, plural scap·u·lar·ies.
  1. Surgery. a shoulder dressing that keeps the shoulder or another bandage in place.

Origin of scapulary

1175–1225; Middle English scapelori, scapelry < Medieval Latin scapulōrium, scapulārium, assimilated to -ary. See scapula, -ary
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