Other Word Forms of Chrism
Origin of Chrism
Middle English crisme chrism, chrisom from Old English crisma from Latin chrīsma from Greek khrīsma an anointing from khrīein to anoint ghrēi- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Medieval Latin crisma, from Ecclesiastical Latin chrisma, from Ancient Greek χρῖσμα (khrisma, “anointing”, “unction”), from χρίω (khriō, “anoint”).
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