cruet definition

  • noun:
    • A small cup bottle for holding a condiment, such as vinegar or oil.
    • Ecclesiastical A small vessel for holy water or even for liquid or wine utilized in the consecration of the Eucharist.
    • A small container or container used to hold a condiment, such as sodium, pepper, oil, or vinegar, to be used at a dining table.
    • A stand of these containers.
    • a tiny vessel regularly hold wine or liquid the Eucharist.
    • A bottle or vessel; esp., a vial or little glass container for holding vinegar, oil, pepper, or perhaps the like, the table; a caster.
    • A vessel familiar with hold wine, oil, or liquid for solution of the altar.
    • A vial or little cup bottle, especially one for keeping vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
    • particularly Eccles., one of many two vessels holding correspondingly the wine plus the liquid for eucharist and also for the ablutions of mass.
    • bottle that holds wine or oil or vinegar for table

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