Ciborium

• (n.) The coffer or case in which the host is kept; the pyx. • (n.) A canopy usually standing free and supported on four columns, covering the high altar, or, very rarely, a secondary altar.
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ciborium

(1) A box in which the Host (wafers or bread for the Eucharist) is kept and (2) A canopy resting on columns over the altar.
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Ciborium

(1) Another name for baldachino; (2) a chalice-like vessel with a lid, used for the bread at the Eucharist.
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Ciborium

(plural ciboria; Latin from the Ancient Greek ??ß????? (kiborion) is a container or vessel, a normally metal.large covered cup designed to hold hosts for, and after, the Eucharist, thus the equivalent for the bread of the chalice for the wine.
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Ciborium

[architecture] In ecclesiastical architecture, a ciborium (`ciborion`: κιβώριον in Greek) is a canopy or covering supported by columns, freestanding in the sanctuary, that stands over and covers the altar in a basilica or other church. It may also be known by the more general term of baldachin, though ciborium is often considered mo...
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Ciborium

[container] A ciborium (plural ciboria; Latin from the Ancient Greek κιβώριον (kibōrion)) is a vessel, normally in metal. It was originally a particular shape of drinking cup in Ancient Greece and Rome, but later used to refer to a large covered cup designed to hold hosts for, and after, the Eucharist, thus the equivalent for the b...
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Ciborium

Ci·bo'ri·um noun : plural Ciboria . [ Late Latin , from Latin ciborium a cup, from Greek ... a seed vessel of the Egyptian bean; also, a cup made from its largeleaves, or resembling its seed vessel in shape.] 1. (Architecture) A canopy usually standing free a...
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Ciborium

a bowl and cover used for consecrating bread for the Holy Sacrament.
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Ciborium

A canopy, often free-standing and supported by four columns, that is erected over an altar. (pr. sih-bor'ee-um).
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Ciborium

A vessel used to hold the consecrated bread for the distribution of the Body of Christ during communion.
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Ciborium

a vessel used to hold the Hosts which will be used for communion; some are cup-like and others are bowl/plate-like; they are also used to reserve the Blessed Sacrament in the tabernacle.
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ciborium

freestanding canopy to cover altar; vessel for holding eucharistic bread
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Ciborium

In architecture, a ciborium is a canopy usually standing free and supported on four columns, covering the high altar, or, very rarely, a secondary altar.
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ciborium

in religious art, any receptacle designed to hold the consecrated Eucharistic bread of the Christian church. The ciborium is usually shaped like a ... [1 related articles]
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Ciborium

In the Roman Catholic church ciborium is the name given to the coffer or case in which the host is kept; the pyx.
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