Definition of ostensory in English:

ostensory

noun

  • another term for monstrance
    • ‘A ludicrously ornate 1699 ostensory, 1m high, weighing over 12kg and studded with more than 6,000 diamonds.’

Origin

Early 18th century: from medieval Latin ostensorium, from ostens- stretched out to view (see ostensible).

Pronunciation:

ostensory

/ɒˈstɛns(ə)ri/