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Meaning of TRANSUBSTANTIATION

Pronunciation:  `transub`stanshi'eyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  an act that changes the form or character or substance of something
  2. [n]  the Roman Catholic doctrine that the whole substance of the bread and the wine changes into the substance of the body and blood of Christ when consecrated in the Eucharist
 

TRANSUBSTANTIATION is a 18 letter word that starts with T.

 

 Synonyms: transmutation
 
 See Also: conversion, theological doctrine

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Tran`sub*stan`ti*a"tion\, n. [LL.
transubstantiatio: cf. F. transsubstantiation.]
1. A change into another substance.

2. (R. C. Theol.) The doctrine held by Roman Catholics, that
   the bread and wine in the Mass is converted into the body
   and blood of Christ; -- distinguished from
   consubstantiation, and impanation.

 

 

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