[n] - a consecrated ointment consisting of a mixture of oil and balsam
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Chrism noun [ Middle English crisme , from Anglo-Saxon crisma ; also Middle English creme , from Old French cresme , like the Anglo-Saxon word from Late Latin chrisma , from Greek ..., from ... to anoint; perhaps akin ...
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chrisom noun a consecrated ointment consisting of a mixture of oil and balsam
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• (n.) Olive oil mixed with balm and spices, consecrated by the bishop on Maundy Thursday, and used in the administration of baptism, confirmation, ordination, etc. • (n.) The same as Chrisom.
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(from the article `chrismation`) ...new members into the church. It is the Eastern equivalent of confirmation in the West. A priest anoints the forehead, eyes, nostrils, mouth, ears, ... ...and courage) upon the recipient, who must be a baptized person at least seven years old. A bishop normally per...
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Chrism (Greek word literally meaning "an anointing"), also called "Myrrh" (Myron), Holy anointing oil, or "Consecrated Oil", is a consecrated oil used in the Roman Catholic, Eastern Orthodox, Anglican, Eastern Rite Catholic, Oriental Orthodox, and Old-Catholic churches, as well as some other tradit...
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Chrism, so named from the Greek word for to anoint, is the holy oil prepared by the Roman Catholic bishops, and used in baptism, confirmation, the ordination of priests, and the extreme unction.
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1) Balm 2) Chrisom 3) Holy oil 4) Oil used in church rites 5) Ointment 6) Sacramental oil 7) Salve 8) Unction 9) Unguent
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