Latin intinctio, from intingere (“to dip in”); prefix in- (“in”) + tingere (“to tinge”).
intinction (plural intinctions)
- The act of steeping or soaking the bread (or 'body' of Christ) in the wine (or 'blood' of Christ) so the communicant may receive both aspects of the eucharist simultaneously.
- (obsolete) The act of tingeing or dyeing.
- (Can we find and add a quotation of Blount to this entry?)