from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A vestment worn on solemn occasions by the Pope, similar in shape to a maniple, and hanging on his left side from a cincture or girdle (also called succinctorium or subcingulum) answering to the lower of the two girdles formerly worn by bishops with a similar pendent ornament, sometimes on both sides.
- n. Same as subcingulum.
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New pontifical vestments were the gloves, the succinctorium, and the mitre, to which were added among the German bishops the rational, an imitation of the pallium.