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purificator

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noun pu·ri·fi·ca·tor \ˈpyu̇r-ə-fə-ˌkā-tər\

Definition of purificator

  1. 1 :  a linen cloth used to wipe the chalice after celebration of the Eucharist

  2. 2 :  one that purifies



1853

First Known Use of purificator

1853


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