thurification

The burning of incense

Grandiloquent dictionary. 2006.

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  • Thurification — Thu ri*fi*ca tion, n. [L. thus incense + ficare (in comp.) to make. See { fy}.] The act of fuming with incense, or the act of burning incense. [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • thurification — ˌth(y)u̇rəfə̇ˈkāshən, ˌthərə noun ( s) Etymology: Middle English thurybycacyon, from Middle French thurification, from Medieval Latin thurification , thurificatio, from Late Latin thurificatus (past participle of thurificare) + Latin ion , io ion …   Useful english dictionary

  • thurification — thu·ri·fi·ca·tion …   English syllables

  • Fragrance — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Fragrance >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 fragrance fragrance aroma redolence perfume bouquet Sgm: N 1 sweet smell sweet smell aromatic perfume GRP: N 2 Sgm: N 2 agalloch agalloch agallochium …   English dictionary for students

  • Rite — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Rite >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 rite rite Sgm: N 1 ceremony ceremony ceremonial Sgm: N 1 ordinance ordinance observance function duty Sgm: N 1 form form formulary …   English dictionary for students

  • Weihrauch [1] — Weihrauch (Thus, Incensum, Olibanum), das wohlriechende Harz des Weihrauchbaumes (Boswellia serrata s. thurifera), eines im Glücklichen Arabien, in Persien, Indien, an der ostafrikanischen Berberaküste u. am Cap Gardafui (Promontorium aromaticum) …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

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