Monstrance \(Ostensorium\)
Monstrance \(Ostensorium\)
A vessel designed for the exhibition of some object of piety

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  • Ostensorium — • A vessel designed for the exhibition of some object of piety Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Ostensorium     Ostensorium (Monstrance)      …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Ostensorium — Os ten*so ri*um, Ostensory Os*ten so*ry, n.; pl. L. { soria}, E. { sories}. [NL. ostensorium: cf. F. ostensoir. See {Ostensible}.] (R. C. Ch.) Same as {Monstrance}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • monstrance — /mon streuhns/, n. Rom. Cath. Ch. a receptacle in which the consecrated Host is exposed for adoration. Also called ostensorium, ostensory. [1250 1300; ME < ML monstrantia, equiv. to monstr(are) to show (see MUSTER) + antia ANCE] * * * ▪… …   Universalium

  • ostensorium — noun (plural ostensoria) Etymology: Medieval Latin, from Latin ostendere Date: circa 1772 monstrance …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • ostensorium — noun (Roman Catholic Church) a vessel (usually of gold or silver) in which the consecrated Host is exposed for adoration • Syn: ↑monstrance • Topics: ↑Roman Catholic, ↑Western Church, ↑Roman Catholic Church, ↑Church of Rome, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • carton — Synonyms and related words: ammunition box, ark, attache case, bag, bandolier, barrel, basket, billfold, bin, boot, bottle, box, box up, briefcase, bunker, caisson, can, canister, capsula, capsule, cardcase, case, cask, casket, cedar chest, chest …   Moby Thesaurus

  • receptacle — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Container Nouns 1. receptacle, recipient, receiver; compartment, cell, follicle, hole, corner, niche, recess, nook, crypt, booth, stall, pigeonhole, cubbyhole, cove, bay, alcove. See building, interment …   English dictionary for students

  • Church of Rome — noun the Christian Church based in the Vatican and presided over by a pope and an episcopal hierarchy (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑Roman Catholic, ↑Western Church, ↑Roman Catholic Church, ↑Roman Church • Members of this Topic: ↑indulgence, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Roman Catholic Church — noun the Christian Church based in the Vatican and presided over by a pope and an episcopal hierarchy (Freq. 7) • Syn: ↑Roman Catholic, ↑Western Church, ↑Church of Rome, ↑Roman Church • Members of this Topic: ↑indulgence, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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