Eucharist

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English eukariste, from Old French, from Late Latin eucharistia, from Ancient Greek εὐχαριστία (eukharistía, gratitude, giving of thanks)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈjuːkəɹɪst/
  • Hyphenation: Eu‧cha‧rist

Noun[edit]

Eucharist (plural Eucharists)

  1. (Theosophy) The Christian sacrament of Holy Communion.
  2. (by extension) A Christian religious service in which this sacrament is enacted.
  3. The substances received during this sacrament, namely the bread and wine, seen as Christ’s body and blood.

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