thurible

[thoo r-uh-buh l]

Origin of thurible

1400–50; late Middle English turrible, thoryble < Latin t(h)ūribulum censer, equivalent to t(h)ūr- (stem of t(h)ūs) incense + -i- -i- + -bulum instrumental suffix
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thurible

noun
  1. another word for censer

Word Origin for thurible

C15: from Latin tūribulum censer, from tūs incense
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