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Meaning of THURIBLE

Pronunciation:  'thûrubul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a container for burning incense (especially one that is swung on a chain in a religious ritual)
 

THURIBLE is a 8 letter word that starts with T.

 

 Synonyms: censer
 
 See Also: vessel

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Thu"ri*ble\, n. [L. thuribulum, turibulum, from thus,
thuris, or better tus, turis, frankincense, fr. Gr. ? a
sacrifice, an offering, from ? to sacrifice.] (R. C. Ch.)
A censer of metal, for burning incense, having various forms,
held in the hand or suspended by chains; -- used especially
at mass, vespers, and other solemn services. --Fairholt.

 

 

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