sacramental oil


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Noun1.sacramental oil - a consecrated ointment consisting of a mixture of oil and balsamsacramental oil - a consecrated ointment consisting of a mixture of oil and balsam
ointment, salve, unguent, balm, unction - semisolid preparation (usually containing a medicine) applied externally as a remedy or for soothing an irritation
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As they expanded northward throughout the territory that would become California, olive trees were planted at every mission to ensure the necessary supply of oil for sacramental oil, lamp fuel, cooking, and soap making.
Sacramental oil is transferred gently from celebrant to recipient with a slow move of the thumb.
After the victory, a one-day supply of sacramental oil burned for eight days during the temple's rededication.