thurifer

noun
thu·​ri·​fer | \ ˈthu̇r-ə-fər How to pronounce thurifer (audio) , ˈthyu̇r-, ˈthər-\

Definition of thurifer

: one who carries a censer in a liturgical service

First Known Use of thurifer

1849, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for thurifer

New Latin, from Latin thurifer, adjective, incense-bearing, from thur-, thus + -ifer -iferous

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