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Extreme unction

Scope note

Formal religious act consisting of anointment with oil and the recitation of prayer, administered by a priest to a person in imminent danger of dying. RHDEL2

Term type

AAT

Getty AAT term number

3000162813

Broader Terms used

<religious ceremonies>

Term used for

unction, extreme

Created

12yrs ago

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