Ostensory



[o-sten-suh-ree] /ɒˈstɛn sə ri/

noun, plural ostensories. Roman Catholic Church.
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/ɒsˈtɛnsərɪ/
noun (pl) -sories
1.
(RC Church) another word for monstrance

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