Definitions for calefactory
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word calefactory
serving to heat
"a heating pad is calefactory"
A room in a monastery that was kept warm and used as a sitting room
A warming pan, or similar device used by a priest to warm his hands
making hot; producing or communicating heat
an apartment in a monastery, warmed and used as a sitting room
a hollow sphere of metal, filled with hot water, or a chafing dish, placed on the altar in cold weather for the priest to warm his hands with
Origin: [L. calefactorius.]
Find a translation for the calefactory definition in other languages:
Select another language:
Word of the Day
Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
Are we missing a good definition for calefactory? Don't keep it to yourself...
The Web's Largest Resource for
Definitions & Translations
A Member Of The STANDS4 Network
Nearby & related entries:
Alternative searches for calefactory:
Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.