chalice

5 ENTRIES FOUND:

chal·ice

noun \ˈcha-ləs\

: a special cup for holding wine; especially : the cup used in the Christian ceremony of Communion

Full Definition of CHALICE

1
:  a drinking cup :  goblet; especially :  the eucharistic cup
2
:  the cup-shaped interior of a flower

Origin of CHALICE

Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin calic-, calix; akin to Greek kalyx calyx
First Known Use: 14th century

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