An ornate gold chalice.
The cup used to drink wine during Holy Communion is an example of a chalice.
- a cup; goblet
- the cup for the wine of Holy Communion
- a cup-shaped flower
Origin of chaliceMiddle English and amp; Old French ; from Classical Latin calix, cup: see calix
- A cup or goblet.
- A cup for the consecrated wine of the Eucharist.
Origin of chaliceMiddle English, from Old French, from Latin calix, calic-.