manus Christi

manus Chris·​ti | \ -ˈkriˌstī \
plural manus Christi

Definition of manus Christi

: a cordial made by boiling sugar usually with rose water or violet water and formerly given to feeble persons

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History and Etymology for manus Christi

Medieval Latin, literally, hand of Christ

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“Manus Christi.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Sep. 2020.

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