urceole

noun

ur·​ce·​ole
ˈərsēˌōl
plural -s
: a vessel for water for washing the hands (as after consecration of the Host in Roman Catholic mass)
also : one to hold wine or water : cruet

Word History

Etymology

Latin urceolus little pitcher, diminutive of urceus jar, pitcher

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“Urceole.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/urceole. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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