This term (from the Latin sacer, meaning "dedicated" or "holy") refers to a special basin located in a sacristy and connected by a pipe directly with the ground for the purpose of disposing of water that has been used to purify a chalice, ciborium, or other vessels used at Mass.

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  • Sacrarium — Sa*cra ri*um, n.; pl. { ria}. [L., fr. sacer sacred.] 1. A sort of family chapel in the houses of the Romans, devoted to a special divinity. [1913 Webster] 2. The adytum of a temple. Gwilt. [1913 Webster] 3. In a Christian church, the sanctuary.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sacrarĭum — (röm. Ant.), 1) Ort im Tempel, od. in einem Privathause, wo Heiligthümer aufbewahrt wurden; 2) Kapelle, z.B. in Rom, worin die Salier die heiligen Schilde aufbewahrten (S Saliorum) u.v.a.; 3) Ort im Lager, wo die Fahnen u. Feldzeichen aufbewahrt… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Sacrarĭum — (lat.), Ort zur Aufbewahrung von Heiligtümern, somit Heiligtum, Kapelle überhaupt; auch Nische oder Grube in der Kirche für Abfall von geweihten Sachen (Taufwasser, Öl u. dgl.) …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • sacrarium — [sə krer′ē əm] n. pl. sacraria [sə krer′ēē ə] [L < sacer, SACRED] a drain, usually in a sacristy, leading directly to the earth, for disposal of water used in washing altar linens, chalices, etc …   English World dictionary

  • Sacrarium — Rekonstruktion eines Sacrariums aus der Zivilstadt von Lauriacum Ein Sacrarium (lateinisch für geheiligter Ort) war in römischen Privathäusern der Raum des Hausaltars; im weiteren Sinn auch ein Synonym für Tempel oder Heiligtum. Im Christentum… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • sacrarium — noun (plural sacraria) Etymology: Medieval Latin, from Latin, shrine, from sacr , sacer sacred Date: 1727 1. a. sanctuary 1b b. sacristy c. piscina 2. an ancient Roman shrine or sanctuary in a temple or a home holding sacred objects …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Sacrarium — у древн. римлян место, где хранились священные предметы, все равно, будь это в храме или в частном доме. В храме S. находилось за стеной целлы, только жрецы имели право входить туда. Название S. приурочивалось, между прочим, к святилищам Аргеев… …   Энциклопедический словарь Ф.А. Брокгауза и И.А. Ефрона

  • sacrarium — sacrarial, adj. /seuh krair ee euhm/, n., pl. sacraria / krair ee euh/. 1. Rom. Cath. Ch. a piscina. 2. Eccles. the sanctuary or chancel. 3. Rom. Hist. a shrine or sanctuary. [1700 10; < L, equiv. to sacr , s. of sacer holy + arium ARY] * * * …   Universalium

  • sacrarium — noun a) (in Ancient Rome) A place where sacred objects were kept, either in a temple (the adytum) or in a house (holding the penates) b) The area surrounding the altar of a Christian church; the san …   Wiktionary

  • sacrarium — Synonyms and related words: Easter sepulcher, Lady chapel, adytum, ambry, apse, baptistery, blindstory, chancel, chantry, chapel, chapel of ease, chapel royal, choir, cloisters, confessional, confessionary, crypt, dagoba, delubrum, diaconicon,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Sacrarium — Hostiegemme …   Danske encyklopædi

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