Definition of Philatory. Meaning of Philatory. Synonyms of Philatory

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Definition of Philatory

Philatory Phil"a*to*ry, n. [OF. filatiere, philatiere. See Phylactery.] (Eccl.) A kind of transparent reliquary with an ornamental top.

Meaning of Philatory from wikipedia

- disks of wax-mastic are placed, in which the actual relic is embedded. A philatory is a transparent reliquary designed to contain and exhibit the bones and...