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aspergillum

aspergillum

noun as·per·gil·lum \ˌas-pər-ˈji-ləm\
plural as·per·gil·la\-lə\ or as·per·gil·lums

Definition of ASPERGILLUM

:  a brush or small perforated container with a handle that is used for sprinkling holy water in a liturgical service

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Origin of ASPERGILLUM

New Latin, from Latin aspergere
First Known Use: 1649

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