chrismatory

chrismatory

[kriz-muh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee]
noun, plural chrismatories.
a receptacle for chrism.

Origin:
1375–1425; late Middle English crismatorie < Medieval Latin chrīsmatōrium, equivalent to chrīsmat- (stem of chrīsma) chrism + -ōrium for Latin -tōrium -tory2

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chrismatory (ˈkrɪzmətərɪ, -trɪ)
 
n , pl -ries
RC Church a small receptacle containing the three kinds of consecrated oil used in the sacraments

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