apud Ecclesiae Romanae Scriptores modo Ciborium notat, Altari imminens, de quo vide supra, in voce Ciborium: modo Altare portatile, seu Tabulam Itinerariam, quod Altari non dedicato superponatur, Car. du Fresne in Glossar. Vide quoque Dominic. Marcum in Hierolex.

Hofmann J. Lexicon universale. 1698.

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  • superaltar — n. Eccl. a portable slab of stone consecrated for use on an unconsecrated altar etc. Etymology: ME f. med.L superaltare (as SUPER , ALTAR) …   Useful english dictionary

  • su|per|al|tar — «SOO puhr L tuhr», noun. Ecclesiastical. 1. a portable stone slab consecrated for use upon an unconsecrated altar, a table, or the like. 2. a structure above and at the back of an altar, such as a reredos or a gradin. ╂[< Medieval Latin… …   Useful english dictionary

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