subsellium

[suhb-sel-ee-uh m]

Origin of subsellium

1695–1705; < Latin: low seat, bench, equivalent to sub- sub- + sell(a) seat + -ium -ium
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subsellium

noun
  1. a rare word for misericord (def. 1)

Word Origin for subsellium

C19: from Latin, from sub- + sella seat
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