Definition of discincture in US English:

discincture

noun

rare, historical
  • The action or fact of loosening or removing a belt.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in John Guillim (1550–1621), herald. From post-classical Latin discinctura, with remodelling of the ending after -ure.

Pronunciation

discincture

/dɪˈsɪŋ(k)tʃə/