aspergillum
[ as-per-jil-uhm ]
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Part of Speech noun
Origin + Etymology
Mid 17th century from Latin aspergere
Synonyms
  • atomizer
  • icon
  • nozzle
  • sprayer
  • aspergil
  • spray
  • relic
  • sprinkler
Antonyms
  • n/a
Definition
a brush or instrument for sprinkling holy water
Example
A) The priest carefully dipped the aspergillum in the holy water. B) The minister carried a vase of holy water, an aspergillum, and a Bible with him into mass.
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