azyme

azyme

[az-ahym]
noun Western Church.
unleavened bread used in a Eucharistic service.

Origin:
1350–1400; < Late Latin azȳma (noun), Latin azȳmus (adj.) unleavened < Greek ázȳmos, equivalent to a- a-6 + -zȳmos (derivative of zȳ́mē leavening; see zyme)

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