Šator, paviljon, senica sa kovčegom kod starih Jevreja; kod katolika: kovčeg, poveća kutija u obliku kućice u kojoj se čuva monstranca sa posvećenom hostijom (up. kivot); zaštitni krov za kipove, oltare, grobove i dr.
ETYM French, from Latin tabernaculum, dim. of taberna nut. Related to Tabern.
1. A case on a church altar containing the consecrated host.
2. A portable structure of wooden framework covered with curtains, which was carried through the wilderness in the Jewish exodus, as a place of sacrifice and worship.
3. The Jewish temple; sometimes, any other place for worship.
4. Any small cell, or like place, in which some holy or precious things was deposited or kept.
Ornamental container for storing Communion bread and wine.