Definition of criobolium
: a ceremony in the cult of certain Mediterranean deities (as Cybele and Attis) in which a ram was sacrificed so that the blood fell on the devotee — compare taurobolium
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Origin and Etymology of criobolium
Late Latin criobolium, from Late Greek kriobolion, from Greek krios ram + -bolion (from Greek ballein to throw); akin to Latin cornu horn
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