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See also: asparges and aspergés

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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin aspergō (to sprinkle); the rite is so called from the words "Asperges me, Domine, hyssopo et mundabor" (Psalm 51).

NounEdit

asperges

  1. A Christian rite in which the congregation is sprinkled with water.
  2. The brush or instrument used in sprinkling holy water; an aspergill.

VerbEdit

asperges

  1. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of asperge

Further readingEdit

  asperges on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

AnagramsEdit


FrenchEdit

NounEdit

asperges f

  1. plural of asperge

AnagramsEdit


LatinEdit

VerbEdit

aspergēs

  1. second-person singular future active indicative of aspergō

ReferencesEdit

  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “asperges”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre