An ornate gold chalice.
The definition of a chalice is a cup or goblet.
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 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-