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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Noun- A usually covered goblet-shaped ecclesiastical vessel holding the consecrated Eucharistic bread.

Usage examples (27)
  • This canopy was known as the ciborium or tegurium.
  • The altar is covered, at least in basilicas and also in large churches, by a canopy supported by columns, called the ciborium
  • Here is a closer view of the new altar and its ciborium.
  • A closer look at the free-standing altar with the ciborium: for more
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