1. the basin or other vessel that holds holy water in Roman Catholic Churches
Hypernyms: ↑basin
2. a short-handled device with a globe containing a sponge; used for sprinkling holy water
Syn: ↑aspergill
Hypernyms: ↑device
Part Meronyms: ↑handle, ↑grip, ↑handgrip, ↑hold

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Aspersorium —   das, s/...ri |en, Weihwasserbehälter. * * * As|per|so|ri|um, das; s, ...ien [mlat. aspersorium]: Weihwasserbehälter …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Aspersorium — As per*so ri*um, n.; pl. {Aspersoria}. [LL. See {Asperse}.] 1. The stoup, basin, or other vessel for holy water in Roman Catholic churches. [1913 Webster] 2. A brush for sprinkling holy water; an aspergill. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Aspersorĭum — (lat.), 1) Weihkessel; 2) so v.w. Aspergillum …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Aspersorĭum — (lat.), das Weihbecken …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • aspersorium — [as΄pər sôr′ē əm] n. pl. aspersoria [as΄pər sôr′ēə] or aspersoriums [as΄pər sôr′ēəmz] [ML < L aspersus: see ASPERSE] R.C.Ch. 1. a basin, font, etc. for holy water 2. ASPERGILLUM …   English World dictionary

  • Aspersorium — As|per|so|ri|um das; s, ...ien [...i̯ən] <aus gleichbed. mlat. aspersorium> Weihwasserbehälter …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • aspersorium — /as peuhr sawr ee euhm, sohr /, n., pl. aspersoria / sawr ee euh, sohr /, aspersoriums. Rom. Cath. Ch. 1. a vessel for holding holy water. See illus. under stoup. 2. aspergillum. [1860 65; < ML; see ASPERSE, TORY2] * * * …   Universalium

  • aspersorium — noun a) a basin that holds holy water with which worshippers sprinkle themselves b) an aspergillum …   Wiktionary

  • aspersorium — n. basin for holy water; brush used to sprinkle holy water …   English contemporary dictionary

  • aspersorium — as·per·so·ri·um …   English syllables

  • aspersorium — A basin for holy water …   Grandiloquent dictionary

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