AskDefine | Define anele

Dictionary Definition

anele v : administer an oil or ointment to ; often in a religious ceremony of blessing [syn: anoint, inunct, oil, embrocate]

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Etymology

anelien; an on + ele oil, oleum. See oil, anoil.

Verb

  1. To anoint; to give extreme unction to a wound with oil.

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