Complete Definition of "chrism"

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Etymology
From mediæval Latin crisma, from ecclesiastical Latin chrisma, from Greek χρισμα, from χριειν ‘anoint’.

Pronunciation
IPA|/'kɹɪz(ə)m/
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Noun
en-noun

  1. A mixture of oil and balm, consecrated for use as an anointing fluid in certain Christian ceremonies, especially confirmation

#*1984, ‘The King,’ Will cried, ‘is my master and bathed in the chrism of the Lord God.’ — Anthony Burgess, Enderby's Dark Lady

Translations

Finnish: mirha, mirhami
Italian: crisma f
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