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impanation

[im-puh-ney-shuh n] /ˌɪm pəˈneɪ ʃən/
noun, Theology
1.
the doctrine that the body and blood of Christ are in the bread and wine after consecration.
Origin
1540-1550
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/
noun
1.
(Christianity) the embodiment of Christ in the consecrated bread and wine of the Eucharist
Word Origin
C16: from Medieval Latin impanātiō, from impanātus embodied in bread, from Latin im- (in) + panis bread
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