Definition of intinction in English:

intinction

Syllabification: in·tinc·tion
Pronunciation: /inˈtiNG(k)SHən
 
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noun

The action of dipping the bread in the wine at a Eucharist so that a communicant receives both together.

Origin

mid 16th century: from late Latin intinctio(n-), from Latin intingere, from in- 'into' + tingere 'dip'. The word originally denoted the general action of dipping, especially into something colored; compare with tinge. The current sense dates from the late 19th century.

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