thurible

[ thoor-uh-buhl ]
/ ˈθʊər ə bəl /

noun

a censer.

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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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British Dictionary definitions for thurible

thurible
/ (ˈθjʊərɪbəl) /

noun

another word for censer

Word Origin for thurible

C15: from Latin tūribulum censer, from tūs incense
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