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Find accurate definitions of over 5,000 Catholic terms and phrases (including abbreviations). Based on Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary, © Eternal Life. Used with permission.

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CALIX

A chalice, which is the term always used in the Church's official documents for the cup used in the Eucharistic liturgy. (Etym. Latin calix, cup goblet, drinking vessel, chalice.)