ciborium definition

  • noun:
    • A vaulted canopy completely placed over an altar.
    • A covered receptacle for keeping the consecrated wafers associated with the Eucharist.
    • a hard and fast vaulted canopy over a Christian altar, supported on four articles.
    • A covered receptacle for holding the consecrated wafers of this Eucharist.
    • A canopy generally standing free and supported on four articles, covering the large altar, or, extremely hardly ever, another altar.
    • The coffer or instance in which the number is kept; the pyx.
    • A permanent canopy erected over a top altar; a baldachin.
    • Any vessel made to support the consecrated bread or sacred wafers when it comes to eucharist.
    • A larger receptacle, frequently of marble, supported on a top stand raised within the altar or elsewhere, containing the pyx and/or wafers on their own.
    • sort of ambry or cabinet within the wall surface employed for the same function.
    • In conchology, the glossy impression on the inside of the valves of shells where the adductor muscles of the mollusk have been attached; the muscular impression or cicatrix.
    • A vaulted canopy forever put over an altar.
    • A covered receptacle for keeping the consecrated wafers of Eucharist.
    • A fixed vaulted canopy over a Christian altar, supported on four columns.
    • A covered receptacle for holding the consecrated wafers of this Eucharist.
    • A canopy often standing no-cost and supported on four columns, within the high altar, or, extremely seldom, another altar.
    • The coffer or case where number is held; the pyx.
    • A permanent canopy erected over increased altar; a baldachin.
    • Any vessel built to contain the consecrated bread or sacred wafers when it comes to eucharist.
    • A larger receptacle, often of marble, supported on increased stand raised on the altar or in other places, containing the pyx or even the wafers themselves.
    • a kind of ambry or cupboard inside wall surface useful for equivalent function.
    • In conchology, the shiny effect on the inside of the valves of shells where in fact the adductor muscles of the mollusk have now been attached; the muscular effect or cicatrix.

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