barefooted, as members of certain religious orders
Origin of discalced; from Classical Latin discalceatus, unshod ; from dis-, not + calceatus, a sandal, shoe ; from past participle of calceare, to provide with shoes ; from calceus, a shoe: see calceiform
Barefoot or wearing sandals. Used of certain religious orders.
Origin of discalcedFrom Latin discalceātus : dis-, dis- + calceātus, shod (from calceus, shoe, from calx, calc-, heel).
- shoeless; barefoot; without shoes on; wearing sandals rather than shoes.
- Brother John is a member of the Discalced Carmelites.
- Discalced Carmelites