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thurifer definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: an acolyte who carries a thurible

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: New Latin, from Latin thurifer, adjective, incense-bearing, from thur-, thus + -ifer -iferous Date: 1849 one who carries a censer in a liturgical service

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. an acolyte carrying a censer. Etymology: LL f. thus thuris incense f. Gk thuos sacrifice + -fer -bearing



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