From mediÃ¦val Latin crisma, from ecclesiastical Latin chrisma, from Greek ÏÏÎ¹ÏÎ¼Î±, from ÏÏÎ¹ÎµÎ¹Î½ âanointâ.
- A mixture of oil and balm, consecrated for use as an anointing fluid in certain Christian ceremonies, especially confirmation
#*1984, âThe King,â Will cried, âis my master and bathed in the chrism of the Lord God.â â Anthony Burgess, Enderby's Dark Lady
Finnish: mirha, mirhami
Italian: crisma f