Synonyms for ablutionary
|Grammar : Adj|
|Spell : uh-bloo-shuh n|
|Phonetic Transcription : əˈblu ʃən|
Définition of ablutionaryOrigin :
- "ritual washing," late 14c., from Latin ablutionem (nominative ablutio), noun of action from past participle stem of abluere "to wash off," from ab- "off" (see ab-) + luere "wash," related to lavere (see lave).
- As in washing : adj cleaning
- The ablutionary fluid is most difficult to be had in places where water is abundant.
- Extract from : « Punchinello, Vol. 1. No. 20, August 13, 1870 » by Various
- Like the other, he comes in priestly and ablutionary office.
- Extract from : « Musical Portraits » by Paul Rosenfeld
- When the two married, Milly's people went through that ablutionary process known as washing their hands of her.
- Extract from : « Gigolo » by Edna Ferber
- The loch was a little too far from the house to be a convenient place of resort for ablutionary purposes.
- Extract from : « Freaks on the Fells » by R.M. Ballantyne
- The ablutionary tank made by Solomon was as large as a hundred and fifty lavatories.
- Extract from : « Hebraic Literature; Translations from the Talmud, Midrashim and Kabbala » by Various
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