shrine

Derivation

  • Latin: scrinium

Article

Case or chest for books or papers, the box, casket, or other repository in which the relics of a saint are preserved. Also refers to a tomb-like erection of rich workmanship enclosing the same.

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “shrine”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 30 October 2018. Web. 17 December 2018. <>