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tabernacle

[ tab-er-nak-uhl ]
/ ˈtæb ərˌnæk əl /
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noun
verb (used with or without object), tab·er·nac·led, tab·er·nac·ling.
to place or dwell in, or as if in, a tabernacle.
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Origin of tabernacle

First recorded in 1200–50; Middle English, from Late Latin tabernāculum “tent,” equivalent to tabern(a) “hut, stall, inn” + -āculum, probably extracted from hibernāculum “winter quarters”; see origin at tavern, hibernaculum.

OTHER WORDS FROM tabernacle

tab·er·nac·u·lar [tab-er-nak-yuh-ler], /ˌtæb ərˈnæk yə lər/, adjectiveun·tab·er·nac·led, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for tabernacle

tabernacle
/ (ˈtæbəˌnækəl) /

noun

Derived forms of tabernacle

tabernacular, adjective

Word Origin for tabernacle

C13: from Latin tabernāculum a tent, from taberna a hut; see tavern
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