[ ek-streem, ik-streem ]
/ ˈɛk strim, ɪkˈstrim /
noun Roman Catholic Church.
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Origin of extreme unction
First recorded in 1570–80
Words nearby extreme unction
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British Dictionary definitions for extreme unction
RC Church a former name for anointing of the sick
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