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ostensory

[o-sten-suh-ree]
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noun, plural os·ten·so·ries. Roman Catholic Church.
  1. monstrance.

Origin of ostensory

1715–25; < Medieval Latin ostēnsōrium; see ostensive, -tory2
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British Dictionary definitions for ostensory

ostensory

noun plural -sories
  1. RC Church another word for monstrance

Word Origin

C18: from Medieval Latin ostensorium; see ostensible
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