Accensor
Accensor Ac*cen"sor, n. [LL., from p. p. accensus. See {Accend}.] (R. C. Ch.) One of the functionaries who light and trim the tapers. [1913 Webster]

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  • ACCENSOR — idem cum Delatore. Glosi. Lat. Graec. Accensor, εἰσαγωγἐυς, εἰσηγητὴς, βούλαρχος. In Gloss. vero Graec. Lat. Εἰσκγωγἐυς est Lator, institutor. Ubi Car. du Fresne iudicat legendum Delator: quia apud Hesych. εἰσαγωγἐυς dicitur esse ἀρχὴ Α᾿θην´ῃσι… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • accensor — noun One of the functionaries who light and trim the tapers …   Wiktionary

  • accensor — acolyte Ecclesiastical Terms …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • accensor —   n. Roman Catholic, acolyte …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • Ecclesiastical Terms — Christianity is an institution of extraordinary duration and complexity (not to mention insularity) and, over the past 2000 years, has developed its own extensive vocabulary that is largely incomprehensible to laypersons. This surprisingly large… …   Phrontistery dictionary

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