Complete Definition of "thurible"

English
Etymology
Originated 1400â50 from late Middle English turrible, from thoryble, from Latin thuribulum|thÅ«ribulum (censer), equivalent to thur-|thÅ«r- (incense) + -i- + -bulum (instrumental suffix).

Pronunciation
IPA|/'θjÊÉrɪbÉl/

Noun
en-noun

  1. a censer.

#:*1922: and then Father Conroy handed the thurible to Canon OâHanlon and he put in the incense and censed the Blessed Sacrament â James Joyce, Ulysses

References
R:American Heritage 2000|thurible
R:Dictionary.com|thurible
R:WordNet 2003|thurible

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