noun, plural sup·pe·da·ne·a [suhp-i-dey-nee-uh] /ˌsʌp ɪˈdeɪ ni ə/.
a shelf affixed to a cross for supporting the feet of the crucified.
Origin of suppedaneum
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The suppedaneum, or support for the feet, is generally represented.The Catacombs of Rome
William Henry Withrow