noun mun·da·tory \ˈməndəˌtōrē\

Definition of mundatory



  1. :  a towel or cloth used to cleanse ecclesiastical vessels used in Holy Communion

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Origin and Etymology of mundatory

Late Latin mundatorius of cleaning, from Latin mundatus (past participle of mundare to clean, from mundus clean) + -orius -ory — more at moss

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