eulogia

eulogia

[yoo-loh-jee-uh; for 2 also Greek ev-law-yee-ah]
noun
1.
Also called antidoron, holy bread. Eastern Church. blessed bread given to the congregation during vespers or at the end of the liturgy.
2.
Greek Orthodox Church. a blessing.

Origin:
1745–55; < Late Latin < Greek eulogía praise, blessing. See eu-, -logy, -ia

Dictionary.com Unabridged

eulogium

[yoo-loh-jee-uhm]
noun, plural eulogiums, eulogia [yoo-loh-jee-uh] .
1.
a eulogy.
2.
eulogistic language.

Origin:
1700–10; < Medieval Latin, equivalent to Latin eu- eu- + (ē)logium inscription on a tombstone

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To eulogia
Collins
World English Dictionary
eulogia (juːˈləʊdʒɪə)
 
n
1.  Eastern Churches blessed bread distributed to members of the congregation after the liturgy, esp to those who have not communed
2.  archaic a blessing or something blessed
 
[C18: from Greek: blessing; see eulogy]

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature