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Meaning of RELIQUARY

Pronunciation:  'relu`kweree

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a container where religious relics are stored or displayed (especially relics of saints)
 

RELIQUARY is a 9 letter word that starts with R.

 

 See Also: container

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Rel"i*qua*ry\ (r?l"?-kw?-r?), n.; pl. {-ries}
(-r[i^]z). [LL. reliquiarium, reliquiare: cf. F. reliquaire.
See {Relic}.]
A depositary, often a small box or casket, in which relics
are kept.

 

 

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