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Meaning of AGAPE

Pronunciation:  â'gâpey

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a religious meal shared as a sign of love and fellowship

AGAPE is a 5 letter word that starts with A.


 Synonyms: love feast
 See Also: religious ceremony, religious ritual



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \A*gape"\, adv. & a. [Pref. a- + gape.]
    Gaping, as with wonder, expectation, or eager attention.
          Dazzles the crowd and sets them all agape. --Milton.
  2. \Ag"a*pe\, n.; pl. {Agap[ae]}. [Gr. 'aga`ph love, pl.
    The love feast of the primitive Christians, being a meal
    partaken of in connection with the communion.
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