- Eucharist ► NOUN 1) the Christian ceremony commemorating the Last Supper, in which consecrated bread and wine are consumed. 2) the consecrated elements, especially the bread.DERIVATIVES Eucharistic adjective.ORIGIN Greek eukharistia 'thanksgiving' , from eu 'well' + kharizesthai 'offer graciously' .
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Eucharistic — Eu cha*ris tic, Eucharistical Eu cha*ris tic*al, a. [Cf. F. eucharistie.] 1. Giving thanks; expressing thankfulness; rejoicing. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] The eucharistical part of our daily devotions. Ray. [1913 Webster] 2. Pertaining to the Lord s… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
Eucharistic — adjective of or relating to the sacrament of the Eucharist the Eucharistic cup • Pertains to noun: ↑Eucharist • Derivationally related forms: ↑Eucharist … Useful english dictionary
eucharistic — adjective see Eucharist … New Collegiate Dictionary
Eucharistic — See Eucharist. * * * … Universalium
eucharistic — adjective Pertaining to the Eucharist. Syn: eucharistical … Wiktionary
eucharistic — adj. pertaining to Communion, pertaining to the sacrament of the Lord s Supper (Christianity) … English contemporary dictionary
eucharistic — eu·cha·ris·tic … English syllables
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