from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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


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