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ostensory

[ o-sten-suh-ree ]
/ ɒˈstɛn sə ri /
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noun, plural os·ten·so·ries.Roman Catholic Church.

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Origin of ostensory

1715–25; <Medieval Latin ostēnsōrium;see ostensive, -tory2
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ostensory
/ (ɒsˈtɛnsərɪ) /

noun plural -sories

RC Church another word for monstrance

Word Origin for ostensory

C18: from Medieval Latin ostensorium; see ostensible
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