chrismatory [kriz-muh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee] ExamplesWord Origin noun, plural chris·ma·to·ries,
- a receptacle for chrism.
Origin of chrismatory 1375–1425; late Middle English crismatorie Medieval Latin chrīsmatōrium, equivalent to chrīsmat- (stem of chrīsma)+ -ōrium for Latin -tōrium Examples from the Web for chrismatory Historical Examples of chrismatory
In Easter week, when a procession was made, he bore the chrismatory.
Peter Hampson Ditchfield
Chalice and paten, ewer and basin, crewet and chrismatory, are found as in the Western churches.
The vessel for holding the oil was an important piece of church plate, and was called a chrismatory.
P. H. Ditchfield
British Dictionary definitions for chrismatory chrismatory noun plural -ries
- RC Church a small receptacle containing the three kinds of consecrated oil used in the sacraments