A Latin translation of the Ancient Greek λόγιον (lógion) for the Hebrew חֹשֶׁן (hoshen) by St. Jerome, referring to the sacred breastplate worn by the High Priest of the Israelites, according to the Book of Exodus.
rationale (plural rationales)
- an explanation of the basis or fundamental reasons for something
- a justification or rationalization for something
- a liturgical vestment worn by Christian bishops of various denominations