variants or succinctorium
÷ ˌsəˌsi-
plural -s
: a vestment consisting of an ornamental square of cloth suspended from the girdle and worn by the pope of the Roman Catholic Church when celebrating a solemn mass

Word History


Late Latin, from Latin subcinctus, succinctus (past participle of subcingere, succingere to tuck up, gird about) + -orium -ory

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“Subcinctorium.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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