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 Dictionary entry overview: What does chalice mean? 

CHALICE (noun)
  The noun CHALICE has 1 sense:

1. a bowl-shaped drinking vessel; especially the Eucharistic cup

  Familiarity information: CHALICE used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

CHALICE (noun)

Sense 1chalice [BACK TO TOP]


A bowl-shaped drinking vessel; especially the Eucharistic cup

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects


chalice; goblet

Hypernyms ("chalice" is a kind of...):

cup (a small open container usually used for drinking; usually has a handle)

Instance hyponyms:

grail; Holy Grail; Sangraal ((legend) chalice used by Christ at the last supper)

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