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subsellium

[suhb-sel-ee-uh m] /sʌbˈsɛl i əm/
noun, plural subsellia
[suhb-sel-ee-uh] /sʌbˈsɛl i ə/ (Show IPA)
1.
misericord (def 2).
Origin of subsellium
1695-1705
1695-1705; < Latin: low seat, bench, equivalent to sub- sub- + sell(a) seat + -ium -ium
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subsellium

/sʌbˈsɛlɪəm/
noun
1.
a rare word for misericord (sense 1)
Word Origin
C19: from Latin, from sub- + sella seat
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