Scapular – meaning of the word and example

A long wide band of cloth with an opening for the head worn front and back over the shoulders as part of a monastic habit. (Merriam – Webster)

Part of the monastic habit worn by members of many Christian, esp Roman Catholic, religious orders, consisting of a piece of woollen cloth worn over the shoulders, and hanging down in front and behind to the ankles. (Collins Dictionary)

A long piece of clothing that hangs from the shoulders, worn over other clothes by Christian monks (=religious men who live as a group) (Cambridge Dictionary)

Relating to the shoulder or shoulder blade. (Oxford Dictionaries)

A short monastic cloak covering the shoulders. (Oxford Dictionaries)


Why scapular stability is important.


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