cimelia

[ si-mee-lee-uh, -meel-yuh ]
/ sɪˈmi li ə, -ˈmil yə /

plural noun, singular ci·me·li·um [si-mee-lee-uhm, -meel-yuhm]. /sɪˈmi li əm, -ˈmil yəm/.

treasures, especially church treasures, as art objects or jeweled vestments.

Origin of cimelia

1655–65; <Medieval Latin <Greek keimḗlion heirloom, treasure, akin to keîsthai to lie, be stored away; see cemetery
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