The definition of a chalice is a cup or goblet.(noun)
The cup used to drink wine during Holy Communion is an example of a chalice.
See chalice in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME & OFr < L calix, cup: see calix
See chalice in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old French
Origin: , from Latin calix, calic-.
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