ostensory


ostensory
/o sten"seuh ree/, n., pl. ostensories. Rom. Cath. Ch.
monstrance.
[1715-25; < ML ostensorium; see OSTENSIVE, -TORY2]

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  • ostensory — [ɒ stɛns(ə)ri] noun (plural ostensories) another term for monstrance. Origin C18: from med. L. ostensorium, from ostens (see ostensible) …   English new terms dictionary

  • ostensory — os·ten·so·ry …   English syllables

  • ostensory — n. (pl. ies) RC Ch. a receptacle for displaying the host to the congregation; a monstrance. Etymology: med.L ostensorium (as OSTENSIBLE) …   Useful english dictionary

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