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[si-mee-lee-uh, -meel-yuh]
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plural noun, singular ci·me·li·um [si-mee-lee-uh m, -meel-yuh m] /sɪˈmi li əm, -ˈmil yəm/.
  1. treasures, especially church treasures, as art objects or jeweled vestments.
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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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