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Chrism (Gk., chrisma, from chriō, ‘anoint’). A mixture of olive oil and balsam used in Catholic and (with other ingredients, including wine, nuts, and gum) Orthodox churches. It is used in anointings at baptism, confirmation, and ordination, and at other consecrations (but not in the anointing of the sick: see UNCTION).

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chrism a mixture of oil and balsam, consecrated and used for anointing at baptism and other rites of the Catholic, Orthodox, and Anglican Churches. The word is recorded from Old English, and comes via medieval and ecclesiastical Latin from Greek khrisma ‘anointing’, from khriein ‘anoint’.

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chrism / ˈkrizəm/ • n. a mixture of oil and balsam, consecrated and used for anointing at baptism and in other rites of Catholic, Orthodox, and Anglican Churches.

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chrism consecrated oil OE.; Holy Unction; chrisom cloth XIII. OE. crisma — medL. c(h)risma — Gr. khrîsma, f. khrī́ein anoint (cf. CHRIST); refash. after L. (XVI).

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