intinction definition

  • noun:
    • Ecclesiastical The management of Eucharist by dipping the number to the wine and therefore offering both at the same time into communicant.
    • The work of steeping or soaking the loaves of bread (or 'body' of Christ) in the wine (or 'blood' of Christ) therefore the communicant may receive both components of the eucharist at the same time.
    • The act of tingeing or dyeing.
    • The act of tingeing or dyeing.
    • an approach or training regarding the administration for the sacrament by dipping the bread or wafer in the wine and administering both collectively.
    • The work of dyeing.
    • in Greek also Oriental churches, the work of steeping elements of the hosts or consecrated oblates inside chalice, to be able thus to communicate the individuals with both species (of loaves of bread and of wine).

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