scapular, adj. & n.
--adj. of or relating to the shoulder or shoulder-blade.
1 a a monastic short cloak covering the shoulders. b a symbol of affiliation to an ecclesiastical order, consisting of two strips of cloth hanging down the breast and back and joined across the shoulders.
2 a bandage for or over the shoulders.
3 a scapular feather.
scapular feather a feather growing near the insertion of the wing.
(adj.) f. SCAPULA: (n.) f. LL scapulare (as SCAPULA)