antidoron

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English[edit]

Antidora in a basket
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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Ἀντίδωρον ‎(Antídōron, instead of gifts).

Noun[edit]

antidoron ‎(plural antidora)

  1. (Christianity, Eastern Orthodox) A piece of ordinary leavened bread, taken from remnants of loaves used for the Eucharist, which has been blessed but not consecrated; distributed in churches that use the Byzantine Rite.