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1. scapular

noun. a feather covering the shoulder of a bird.

Synonyms

  • feather
  • plume

Antonyms

  • uncover
  • underdress
  • dress down

Etymology

  • scapulare (Latin)
  • scapula (Latin)

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2. scapular

noun. garment consisting of a long wide piece of woolen cloth worn over the shoulders with an opening for the head; part of a monastic habit.

Synonyms

  • garment
  • scapulary

Antonyms

  • dirty
  • disarrange
  • undergarment

Etymology

  • scapulare (Latin)
  • scapula (Latin)

Example sentences of the word scapular


1. Noun, singular or mass
These sisters continue to wear a very traditional habit that, once a nun takes her vows, consists of a white, floor-length habit with a black headdress and veil, called the scapular and cincture.

2. Adjective
Perform a seated levator scapular stretch throughout the day while sitting at your desk, or as an alternative to the standing stretch.

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