asperges

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noun as·per·ges \ə-ˈspər-(ˌ)jēz\

Definition of asperges

  1. :  a ceremony of sprinkling altar and people with holy water

Origin and Etymology of asperges

Latin, thou wilt sprinkle, from aspergere


First Known Use: circa 1587


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