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Date: 1300-1400
Language: Old French
Origin: eucariste, from Greek eucharistia, from eucharistos 'grateful'

Eucharist

noun
     
Eu‧cha‧rist

the Eucharist

RRC the holy bread and wine, representing Christ's body and blood, used during a Christian ceremony, or the ceremony itself [↪ communion, mass]
Eucharistic adjective

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