noun thu·ri·fer \-ə-fər\

Definition of THURIFER

:  one who carries a censer in a liturgical service

Origin of THURIFER

New Latin, from Latin thurifer, adjective, incense-bearing, from thur-, thus + -ifer -iferous
First Known Use: 1849


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