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prosphora

[Greek praws-faw-rah; English pros-fuh-rah, -fer-uh] /Greek ˈprɔs fɔ rɑ; English ˈprɒs fəˌrɑ, -fər ə/
noun, Eastern Church
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1870-1875
1870-75; < Greek prosphorá an offering, literally, a bringing to, applying, equivalent to pros- toward + phorá something carried (verbid of phérein to bring)
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