os·​ten·​so·​ri·​um ˌä-stən-ˈsȯr-ē-əm How to pronounce ostensorium (audio)
plural ostensoria ˌä-stən-ˈsȯr-ē-ə How to pronounce ostensorium (audio)

Word History


Medieval Latin, from Latin ostendere

First Known Use

1760, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of ostensorium was in 1760

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“Ostensorium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ostensorium. Accessed 22 Sep. 2023.

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