Antique Monstrance from Cologne



  • An ornamental, often precious receptacle, either open or with a transparent cover, in which the sacramental bread (consecrated host) is placed for Eucharistic adoration.


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  • Image:Koeln monstranz im Domschatz.jpg|thumb|right|150px|Antique Monstrance from Cologne
  • From Middle English mustraunce, from Old French mostrance, monstrance, from post-classical Latin mōnstrantia, from classical Latin mōnstrāns, present participle of monstro.

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