noun Etymology: Medieval Latin chrismation-, chrismatio anointment with chrism, from Late Latin chrismare to anoint with chrism, from chrisma Date: 1642 a confirmatory sacrament of the Eastern Orthodox Church in which a baptized member is anointed with chrism

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  • chrismation — krizˈmāshən noun ( s) Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: Medieval Latin chrismation , chrismatio, from Late Latin chrismare to chrism : a confirmatory sacrament of the Eastern Orthodox Church in which a baptized member is anointed with chrism… …   Useful english dictionary

  • chrismation — noun a) The sacrament of applying chrism to complete baptism in the Orthodox and Eastern Catholic churches. b) In general, the act of applying chrism, or consecrated oil …   Wiktionary

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