asperges

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noun as·per·ges \ ə-ˈspər-(ˌ)jēz \

Definition of asperges

:a ceremony of sprinkling altar and people with holy water

Origin and Etymology of asperges

Latin, thou wilt sprinkle, from aspergere


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