[ os-tuhn-sawr-ee-uhm, -sohr- ]
/ ˌɒs tənˈsɔr i əm, -ˈsoʊr- /
noun, plural os·ten·so·ri·a [os-tuhn-sawr-ee-uh, -sohr-ee-uh]. /ˌɒs tənˈsɔr i ə, -ˈsoʊr i ə/. Roman Catholic Church.
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Origin of ostensorium
First recorded in 1750–60
Words nearby ostensorium
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The ostensorium is one of the vessels used at the altar, in celebrating the mass.Stories of the Badger State|Reuben Gold Thwaites
Then, continued they, we raise the ostensorium, and all the people worship it.History of the Reformation in the Sixteenth Century (Volume 1)|J. H. Merle D'Aubign
This ostensorium is of silver, or of gold, and adorned with diamonds, or gems.Pagan Origin of Partialist Doctrines|John Claudius Pitrat