love feast

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

love + feast.

Noun[edit]

love feast (plural love feasts)

  1. a symbolic meal eaten to celebrate brotherly love, particularly one practiced by early Christians celebrating agape.
  2. a banquet or gathering to promote goodwill among the participants.

References[edit]

Wikipedia-logo.png Agape feast on Wikipedia.Wikipedia:Agape feast

  • love feast” in The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition, Houghton Mifflin Company, 2000.
  • love feast” in Dictionary.com Unabridged, v1.0.1, Lexico Publishing Group, 2006.