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Meaning of MONSTRANCE

Pronunciation:  'mânstruns

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  (Roman Catholic Church) a vessel (usually of gold or silver) in which the consecrated Host is exposed for adoration
  2. [n]  proof by a process of argument or a series of proposition proving an asserted conclusion
 

MONSTRANCE is a 10 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: demonstration
 
 See Also: proof, vessel

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Mon"strance\, n. [LL. monstrantia, fr. L. monstrare
to show: cf. OF. monstrance. See {Monster}.] (R. C. Ch.)
A transparent pyx, in which the consecrated host is exposed
to view.

 

 

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