purificator
noun Date: 1853 1. a linen cloth used to wipe the chalice after celebration of the Eucharist 2. one that purifies

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • purificator — PURIFICATÓR, OÁRE, purificatori, oare, adj. (Şi substantivat) Care purifică. ♦ spec. (Substantivat, n.) Aparat, utilaj etc. care serveşte la purificare. – Din fr. purificateur. Trimis de oprocopiuc, 27.04.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  Purificator ≠… …   Dicționar Român

  • Purificator — Pu ri*fi*ca tor, n. One who, or that which, purifies; a purifier. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • purificator — [pyoor′ə fi kāt΄ər] n. [ML] a small linen cloth used in the Eucharist to wipe the chalice and to dry the celebrant s fingers and mouth …   English World dictionary

  • purificator — /pyoor euh fi kay teuhr/, n. Eccles. 1. the linen cloth used by the celebrant for wiping the chalice after each communicant has drunk from it. 2. a sponge wrapped in cloth used by the celebrant for wiping the hands. [1850 55; < L purifica(re) to… …   Universalium

  • Purificator —    The name given to a small linen napkin used for wiping the sacred vessels after a Celebration …   American Church Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • purificator — cloth used to wipe Eucharist chalice Ecclesiastical Terms …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • purificator — pu·ri·fi·ca·tor …   English syllables

  • purificator —  Пурификатор …   Вестминстерский словарь теологических терминов

  • purificator — pu•ri•fi•ca•tor [[t]ˈpyʊər ə fɪˌkeɪ tər[/t]] n. rel a linen cloth used during the celebration of communion to wipe the chalice or the celebrant s hands …   From formal English to slang

  • purificator — /ˈpjurəfəkeɪtə/ (say pyoohruhfuhkaytuh) noun a cloth used at Holy Communion to wipe the chalice and paten, and also the celebrant s fingers and lips …   Australian English dictionary

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