chasuble[c̸haz′ə bəl, c̸has′-; -yə-]
a sleeveless outer vestment worn over the alb by priests at Mass
Origin of chasubleOld French ; from Medieval Latin casubla, casula, hooded garment; probably ; from Classical Latin casula, diminutive of casa, hut, cottage: see casino
A long sleeveless vestment worn over the alb by a priest during services.
Origin of chasubleFrench, from Old French, from Late Latin casubla, hooded garment, from *casupula, diminutive of casa, house.
detail of the 1617 painting The Miracles of St. Ignatius by Peter Paul Rubens