[as-per-sawr-ee-uh m, -sohr-]
- a vessel for holding holy water.
Origin of aspersorium
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Examples from the Web for aspersorium
And those figures that moved about it, with censor and aspersorium, were as angels for tenderness and dignity and undoubted power.None Other Gods
Robert Hugh Benson
A brush or aspersorium, used for sprinkling holy water, was leaning against the wall.Under the Rose
Frederic Stewart Isham
The brush used for sprinkling is an aspergill (aspergillum), or aspersoir, and the vessel for this water an aspersorium.
- a basin containing holy water with which worshippers sprinkle themselves
- Also called: aspergillum a perforated instrument used to sprinkle holy water
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