Pronunciation: (skap'yu-lur),[key] —adj. of or pertaining to the shoulders or the scapula or scapulae.
Pronunciation: (skap'yu-lur),[key] —n. 1. Eccles.a loose, sleeveless monastic garment, hanging from the shoulders.
2. two small pieces of woolen cloth, joined by strings passing over the shoulders, worn under the ordinary clothing as a badge of affiliation with a religious order, a token of devotion, etc.
4. Ornith.one of the scapular feathers. See illus. under bird.