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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
1840-1850
1840-50; < Late Greek antidôron return gift, equivalent to anti- anti- + dôron gift, derivative of didónai to give
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