Chalice meaning

chălĭs
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A cup-shaped flower.
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A cup for the consecrated wine of the Eucharist.
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A cup; goblet.
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The cup for the wine of Holy Communion.
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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.

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A large drinking cup, often having a stem and base and used especially for formal occasions and religious ceremonies.
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A cup or goblet.
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Origin of chalice

  • Middle English from Old French from Latin calix calic-

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Middle English, from Old French , from Latin calix (“cup”).

    From Wiktionary