Definition of

Chrisom

  1. (noun, artifact) a consecrated ointment consisting of a mixture of oil and balsam

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Synonyms of Chrisom

chrism, holy oil, sacramental oil

Alternate forms of Chrisom

Hypernyms: balm, ointment, salve, unction, unguent

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