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Sacramentarian

[sak-ruh-men-tair-ee-uh n] /ˌsæk rə mɛnˈtɛər i ən/
noun
1.
a person who maintains that the Eucharistic elements have only symbolic significance and are not corporeal manifestations of Christ.
2.
(lowercase) a sacramentalist.
adjective
3.
of or pertaining to the Sacramentarians.
4.
(lowercase) of or pertaining to the sacraments.
Origin
1530-1540
1530-40; sacrament + -arian
Related forms
Sacramentarianism, noun
unsacramentarian, adjective
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Sacramentarian

/ˌsækrəmɛnˈtɛərɪən/
noun
1.
any Protestant theologian, such as Zwingli, who maintained that the bread and wine of the Eucharist were the body and blood of Christ only in a figurative sense and denied His real presence in these elements
2.
one who believes in sacramentalism
adjective
3.
of or relating to Sacramentarians
4.
(not capital) of or relating to sacraments
Derived Forms
Sacramentarianism, noun
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