noun, plural ci·bo·ri·a [si-bawr-ee-uh, -bohr-] /sɪˈbɔr i ə, -ˈboʊr-/.
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Origin of ciborium
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Example sentences from the Web for ciborium
The work is so far inferior to the ciborium at Valpolicella, that it would seem to be, as Cattaneo remarks, by an earlier hand.The Cathedral Builders|Leader Scott
On the right of the entrance is a ciborium by Mino da Fiesole.Walks in Rome|Augustus J.C. Hare
When Sister Julie opened the tabernacle she found the ciborium pierced with bullet holes.Current History, A Monthly Magazine|New York Times
A typical example is the ciborium and chalice belonging to the South Kensington loan collection.
At the centre of the chord stood the high altar beneath a ciborium, resting on four pillars of porphyry.