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Meaning of ciborium

ci•bo•ri•um

Pronunciation: (si-bôr'ē-um, -bōr'-), [key]
— pl. -bo•ri•a
  1. a permanent canopy placed over an altar; baldachin.
  2. any container designed to hold the consecrated bread or sacred wafers for the Eucharist.
  3. a severy.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.