manus Christi

noun

manus Chris·​ti
-ˈkriˌstī
plural manus Christi
: a cordial made by boiling sugar usually with rose water or violet water and formerly given to feeble persons

Word History

Etymology

Medieval Latin, literally, hand of Christ

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“Manus Christi.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/manus%20Christi. Accessed 1 Dec. 2022.

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