prosphoron

prosphoron

[Greek praws-faw-rawn; English pros-fuh-ron, -fer-uhn]
noun Eastern Church.
an uncut loaf of altar bread before it is consecrated.

Origin:
< Greek prósphoron, noun use of neuter of prósphoros useful, fitting, derivative of prosphorá prosphora

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