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scapulary

[ skap-yuh-ler-ee ]
/ ˈskæp yəˌlɛr i /
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adjective
noun, plural scap·u·lar·ies.
Surgery. a shoulder dressing that keeps the shoulder or another bandage in place.
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Origin of scapulary

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