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chrism

noun \ˈkri-zəm\

Definition of CHRISM

:  consecrated oil used in Greek and Latin churches especially in baptism, chrismation, confirmation, and ordination
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Origin of CHRISM

Middle English crisme, from Old English crisma, from Late Latin chrisma, from Greek, ointment, from chriein to anoint
First Known Use: before 12th century

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