(Greek Orthodox Church) a rite of initiation involving anointing with chrism and taking place at the same time as baptism


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    [kriz-muh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee] /ˈkrɪz məˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/ noun, plural chrismatories 1. a receptacle for chrism. /ˈkrɪzmətərɪ; -trɪ/ noun (pl) -ries 1. (RC Church) a small receptacle containing the three kinds of consecrated oil used in the sacraments

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  • Chrisom

    [kriz-uh m] /ˈkrɪz əm/ noun 1. . 2. a white cloth or robe put on a person at baptism to signify innocence. [kriz-uh m] /ˈkrɪz əm/ noun 1. a consecrated oil, usually mixed with balsam or balsam and spices, used by certainchurches in various rites, as in baptism, confirmation, and the like. /ˈkrɪzəm/ noun 1. […]

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