aspersorium

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aspersorium

(ˌæspəˈsɔːrɪəm)
n, pl -ria (-rɪə) or -riums
1. (Ecclesiastical Terms) Also called: aspersory a basin containing holy water with which worshippers sprinkle themselves
2. (Roman Catholic Church) Also called: aspergillum a perforated instrument used to sprinkle holy water
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Noun1.aspersorium - the basin or other vessel that holds holy water in Roman Catholic Churches
basin - a bowl-shaped vessel; usually used for holding food or liquids; "she mixed the dough in a large basin"
2.aspersorium - a short-handled device with a globe containing a spongeaspersorium - a short-handled device with a globe containing a sponge; used for sprinkling holy water
device - an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose; "the device is small enough to wear on your wrist"; "a device intended to conserve water"
handgrip, handle, grip, hold - the appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it; "he grabbed the hammer by the handle"; "it was an old briefcase but it still had a good grip"
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