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Medieval Latin incensorium, from neuter of Late Latin incensorius having burning power, from Latin incensus (past participle of incendere to kindle) + -orius -ory
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“Incensory.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/incensory. Accessed 30 Sep. 2020.
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