gemellion

noun
ge·​mel·​lion | \ jəˈmelyən \
plural -s

Definition of gemellion

: one of a pair of basins formerly used to wash the hands at meals

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History and Etymology for gemellion

Medieval Latin gemellion-, gemellio, from Latin gemellus twin + -ion-, -io -ion

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“Gemellion.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gemellion. Accessed 22 Jan. 2022.

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