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Topic: CHRISTIANITY

Date: 1300-1400
Language: Medieval Latin
Origin: offertorium, from Latin offerre; OFFER1

offertory

noun
     
of‧fer‧to‧ry plural offertories [countable] formal
1RRC the money people give during a religious ceremony in church [= collection]
2RRC the offering of the bread and wine to God at a Christian church service
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