impanation

impanation

[im-puh-ney-shuhn]
noun Theology.
the doctrine that the body and blood of Christ are in the bread and wine after consecration.

Origin:
1540–50; < Medieval Latin impanātiōn- (stem of impanātiō), equivalent to Latin im- im-1 + pan(is) bread + -ātiōn- -ation

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impanation (ˌɪmpæˈneɪʃən)
 
n
Christianity the embodiment of Christ in the consecrated bread and wine of the Eucharist
 
[C16: from Medieval Latin impanātiō, from impanātus embodied in bread, from Latin im- (in) + panis bread]

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