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antidoron

[ahn-dee-th aw-rawn; English an-tee-dawr-on, -dohr-] /ɑnˈdi ðɔ rɔn; English ˌæn tiˈdɔr ɒn, -ˈdoʊr-/
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 of antidoron
1840-1850
1840-50; < Late Greek antidôron return gift, equivalent to anti- anti- + dôron gift, derivative of didónai to give
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