impanation

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Etymology[edit]

Cognate of French impanation. From Latin impanatus, form of verb impanare (to impanate); from im- (in) + panis (bread).

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impanation (uncountable)

  1. (Christianity) The actual, substantial presence of the body of Christ with the bread and wine of the sacrament of the Lord's Supper — as opposed to transubstantiation.

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