sedilia

/ (sɛˈdaɪlɪə) /


noun
  1. (functioning as singular) the group of three seats, each called a sedile (sɛˈdaɪlɪ), often recessed, on the south side of a sanctuary where the celebrant and ministers sit at certain points during High Mass

Origin of sedilia

1
C18: from Latin, from sedīle a chair, from sedēre to sit

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