Definition of superhumeral in English:

superhumeral

noun

historical
  • A religious vestment worn over the shoulders, such as an amice, ephod, or pallium. Also figurative: a burden carried on the shoulders.

Origin

Old English. From post-classical Latin superhumerale ephod (Vetus Latina, Vulgate), pall, amice, use as noun of neuter singular of superhumeralis from super- + humeralis.

Pronunciation

superhumeral

/ˌsuːpəˈhjuːm(ə)rəl/ /ˌsjuːpəˈhjuːm(ə)rəl/ /ˌsuːpəˈhjuːm(ə)r(ə)l/