chrismatory
/kriz"meuh tawr'ee, -tohr'ee/, n., pl. chrismatories
a receptacle for chrism.
[1375-1425; late ME crismatorie < ML chrismatorium, equiv. to chrismat- (s. of chrisma) CHRISM + -orium for L -torium -TORY2]

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