chrismatory

[kriz-muh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee]

Origin of chrismatory

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

noun plural -ries
  1. RC Church a small receptacle containing the three kinds of consecrated oil used in the sacraments
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