Definition of subsellium in English:

subsellium

noun

  • another term for misericord (sense 1)
    • ‘The screen and stall work brought from Easby Abbey are of great beauty, and the carvings on the subsellia are quaint and humorous.’
    • ‘Time waits for no man, nor does the court of justice, nor the subsellia of the magistrate.’
    • ‘T'Llaiah, the third daughter of Slevibh, was perched upon the cold, stone, subsellium in the ancestral estate's succulent garden.’

Origin

Latin, from sub- ‘secondary’ + sella ‘seat’.

Pronunciation

subsellium

/səbˈselēəm/