aquamanile

noun
aq·ua·ma·ni·le | \ ˈakwəməˈnī(ˌ)lē , ˌäkwəməˈnēlē \
plural aquamaniles\-ī(ˌ)lēz, -ēˌlās \ or aquamanilia\-ˈnilēə \

Definition of aquamanile 

: a water vessel or ewer specifically : a vessel used by a priest in the Middle Ages for washing his hands during the celebration of Mass

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History and Etymology for aquamanile

Late Latin, alteration of Latin aquae manale, from aquae (genitive of aqua water) + manale ewer, from neuter of manalis flowing, from manare to flow + -alis -al

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