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  • n. Part of a church set aside for the rite of confirmation.
  • n. A globular ampulla or jar used to hold chrism.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A cruet or vessel in which chrism is kept.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A receptacle for the chrism, or holy oil. used in the services of the Roman Catholic and Eastern churches. Also chrismarium.

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