manuterge

noun
man·u·terge | \ˈmanyəˌtərj\
variants: or manutergium \ˌ⸗⸗ˈtərjēəm \
plural manuterges\ˈ⸗⸗ˌtərjə̇z \ or manutergia\ˌ⸗⸗ˈtərjēə \

Definition of manuterge 

: a small towel used in Christian liturgies at the lavabo

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History and Etymology for manuterge

Late Latin manutergium, from Latin manus hand + -tergium (from tergēre to wipe off, rub off)

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