Aspersoria
Aspersorium As`per*so"ri*um, n.; pl. {Aspersoria}. [LL. See {Asperse}.] 1. The stoup, basin, or other vessel for holy water in Roman Catholic churches. [1913 Webster]

2. A brush for sprinkling holy water; an aspergill. [1913 Webster]


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  • aspersoria — n. basin for holy water; brush used to sprinkle holy water …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Aspersorium — As per*so ri*um, n.; pl. {Aspersoria}. [LL. See {Asperse}.] 1. The stoup, basin, or other vessel for holy water in Roman Catholic churches. [1913 Webster] 2. A brush for sprinkling holy water; an aspergill. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Weihwasser — Weihwasser, Wasser zu religiösen Reinigungen. Der Gebrauch desselben kommt schon bei den Griechen (χέρνιΨ) u. Römern (Aqua lustralis) vor; die Anwendung desselben geschah vor dem Eintritt in den Tempel, der Darbringung der Opfer, der Ablegung von …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • aspersorium — /as peuhr sawr ee euhm, sohr /, n., pl. aspersoria / sawr ee euh, sohr /, aspersoriums. Rom. Cath. Ch. 1. a vessel for holding holy water. See illus. under stoup. 2. aspergillum. [1860 65; < ML; see ASPERSE, TORY2] * * * …   Universalium

  • aspersoir — [ aspɛrswar ] n. m. • 1353; lat. ecclés. aspersorium 1 ♦ Liturg. Goupillon qui sert à jeter de l eau bénite. ⇒ aspergès. 2 ♦ Hortic. Pomme d arrosoir à très petits trous. ● aspersoir nom masculin (latin médiéval aspersorium, goupillon) Pomme d… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • PATERA — eo quod pateat, dicta: Eius in sacrificiis antiquitus usus fuit, postea ad convivia transiit. Unde Vatro de L. L. l. 4. Hisce etiam nunc in publico conurvio, antiquitatis retinendae causa, cum Magistri siunt, potio circumsertur, et in… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • aspersorium — /æspəˈsɔriəm/ (say aspuh sawreeuhm) noun (plural aspersoria /æspəˈsɔriə/ (say aspuh sawreeuh) or aspersoriums) 1. a vessel for holding holy water. 2. → aspergillum. {Medieval Latin. See asperse, orium} …   Australian English dictionary

  • aspersorium — [as΄pər sôr′ē əm] n. pl. aspersoria [as΄pər sôr′ēə] or aspersoriums [as΄pər sôr′ēəmz] [ML < L aspersus: see ASPERSE] R.C.Ch. 1. a basin, font, etc. for holy water 2. ASPERGILLUM …   English World dictionary

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