purificator[pyo̵or′ə fi kāt′ər]
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
a small linen cloth used in the Eucharist to wipe the chalice and to dry the celebrant's fingers and mouth
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
A cloth used to clean the chalice after the celebration of the Eucharist.