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[suhb-singk-tawr-ee-uh m, -tohr-]
noun, plural sub·cinc·to·ri·a [suhb-singk-tawr-ee-uh, -tohr-ee-uh] /ˌsʌb sɪŋkˈtɔr i ə, -ˈtoʊr i ə/. Roman Catholic Church.
  1. an embroidered silk vestment resembling, but somewhat broader than, a maniple, worn by the pope on solemn occasions.
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Origin of subcinctorium

1680–90; < Late Latin subcinctōrium, succinctōrium, equivalent to sub- or suc- sub- + cing(ere) to gird + -tōrium -tory2; see -ium
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