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subcinctorium

[ suhb-singk-tawr-ee-uhm, -tohr- ]
/ ˌsʌb sɪŋkˈtɔr i əm, -ˈtoʊr- /
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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.

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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