chrism

Definitions of chrism
  1. noun
    a consecrated ointment consisting of a mixture of oil and balsam
    synonyms: chrisom, holy oil, sacramental oil
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    type of:
    balm, ointment, salve, unction, unguent
    semisolid preparation (usually containing a medicine) applied externally as a remedy or for soothing an irritation
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