Etymology
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scapular (adj.)

1680s, "pertaining to the scapula," from Modern Latin scapularis, from Latin scapula "shoulder" (see scapula).

The noun (late 15c.) in reference to a short cloak for the shoulders prescribed for certain monks, is from Medieval Latin scapulare, from scapula. It was attested in Old English in the Medieval Latin form, and the usual Middle English form was scapulary. Related: Scapulary.

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Definitions of scapular
1
scapular (n.)
a feather covering the shoulder of a bird;
scapular (n.)
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: scapulary
2
scapular (adj.)
relating to or near the shoulder blade;
From wordnet.princeton.edu