prosphora

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From Greek προσφορά, from Ancient Greek πρός (towards) + φέρω (bring)

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prosphora (plural prosphoras)

  1. a holy bread; a small loaf of leavened bread, used for communion in Orthodox Church. Usually consists of two layers, symbolizing the dual nature of Christ.

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