Chrism

Definition of Chrism

n.1.(Gr. & R. C. Church s)
1.Olive oil mixed with balm and spices, consecrated by the bishop on Maundy Thursday, and used in the administration of baptism, confirmation, ordination, etc.
2.The same as Chrisom.

Related Words

balm, chrisom, holy oil, ointment, sacramental oil, salve, unction, unguent
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