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noun Eucharist
  1. The ceremony of Holy Communion. This meaning is synonymous with service of the Mass or Eastern Divine Liturgy.
  2. The sacrament of Holy Communion.
  3. The substances received in Holy Communion, viz. the bread and wine, seen as Christ"s body and blood.
    Etymology: From the Greek verb (efkharistó), meaning "to gratify", "to rejoice" and "to thank"

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