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Chrismarium

(1) A place in a church; (2) An ampulla or jar

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Chrismarium. (I) A place in a church set apart for the administration of confirmation. (2) An ampulla or jar, globular in form, usually made of silver or pewter, and used for containing the holy oils. See Chrismal (Chrismatory).


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