Other Word Forms of Shrine
Origin of Shrine
From Middle English shryne, from Old English scrÄ«n (“reliquary, ark of the covenant"), from Latin scrÄ«nium (“case or chest for books or papers"). Of unknown origin. Compare Old Norse skrín, Old High German skrÄ«ni.
Middle English from Old English scrīn box from Latin scrīnium case for books or papers
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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