antidoron

antidoron

[ahn-dee-thaw-rawn; English an-tee-dawr-on, -dohr-]
noun
1.
Also called holy bread. Greek Orthodox Church. bread blessed and distributed to the congregation at the end of the liturgy.
2.
Eastern Church, eulogia ( def 1 ).

Origin:
1840–50; < Late Greek antidôron return gift, equivalent to anti- anti- + dôron gift, derivative of didónai to give

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