cimelia

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

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

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

Nearby words

  1. cimarosa,
  2. cimarosa, domenico,
  3. cimarron,
  4. cimbalom,
  5. cimbri,
  6. cimeliarch,
  7. ciment fondu,
  8. cimetidine,
  9. cimex,
  10. cimices

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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