Definition of Ablutionary

1. Adjective. Cleansing the body by washing; especially ritual washing of e.g. hands. "Ablutionary rituals"

Exact synonyms: Cleansing
Similar to: Purifying
Derivative terms: Ablution



Definition of Ablutionary

1. a. Pertaining to ablution.

Definition of Ablutionary

1. Adjective. Pertaining to ablution ¹

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Definition of Ablutionary

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ablutionary

ablow
ablude
abluded
abludes
abluding
abluent
abluents
ablukast
abluminal
ablush
ablute
abluted
ablutes
abluting
ablution
ablutionary (current term)
ablutions
ablutomania
ablutomanias
ablutophiliac
abluvion
ably
abmho
abmhos
abmigration
abmigrations
abnegate
abnegated
abnegates

Literary usage of Ablutionary

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1. Japan at First Hand: Her Islands, Their People, the Picturesque, the Real by Joseph Ignatius Constantine Clarke (1918)
"... and tomb—Wonders of carving—The ablutionary—The Chinese gate—The dancing priestess of Nara. I KNOW nothing jollier than a crowd of Japanese pilgrims on ..."

2. My Consulate in Samoa: A Record of Four Years' Sojourn in the Navigators by William Brown Churchward (1887)
"The John Wesley in Trading Trim—Heavy Weather—Off Port Stephens—Gale subsides—ablutionary Difficulties— Mixed Nationalities—The Inevitable Deported ..."

3. The Pentateuch According to the Talmud: Genesis: with a Talmudical Commentary by Paul Isaac Hershon, Henry Donald Maurice Spence-Jones (1883)
"ablutionary-FONT, WATER, SEA. 1. Hillel says: A Hin full of drawn water ... would render the ablutionary-font illegal, they at once confirmed their words. ..."

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