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ˈkrɪz əmchrism

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. chrism, chrisom, sacramental oil, holy oil(noun)

    a consecrated ointment consisting of a mixture of oil and balsam

Wiktionary

  1. chrism(Noun)

    A mixture of oil and balm, consecrated for use as an anointing fluid in certain Christian ceremonies, especially confirmation.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Chrism(noun)

    olive oil mixed with balm and spices, consecrated by the bishop on Maundy Thursday, and used in the administration of baptism, confirmation, ordination, etc

  2. Chrism(noun)

    the same as Chrisom

  3. Origin: [OE. crisme, from AS. crisma; also OE. creme, fr. OF. cresme, like the AS. word fr. LL. chrisma, fr. Gr. , fr. to anoint; perh. akin to L. friare, fricare, to rub, Skr. gharsh, E. friable, friction. Cf. Chrisom.]

Freebase

  1. Chrism

    Chrism, also called "myrrh", holy anointing oil, or "consecrated oil", is a consecrated oil used in the Catholic Church, Eastern Orthodox Church, Anglican Communion, Oriental Orthodox Church, and by Old Catholics, as well as some other traditions, including the Assyrian Church of the East, and Nordic-style Lutheran churches, in the administration of certain sacraments and ecclesiastical functions.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Chrism

    krizm, n. consecrated or holy oil: unction: confirmation: chrisom. (q.v.).—adj. Chris′mal, pertaining to chrism.—n. a case for containing chrism: a pyx: a veil used in christening.—ns. Chris′matory, a vessel for containing chrism; Chris′om, a white cloth laid by the priest on a child newly anointed with chrism after its baptism: the child itself.—Chrisom child (Shak.), a child still wearing the chrisom cloth: an innocent child. [O. Fr. chresme (Fr. chrême)—Gr. chrisma, from chriein, chrisein, to anoint.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of chrism in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of chrism in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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