Definition of transubstantiate in English:

transubstantiate

Line breaks: tran|sub¦stan¦ti|ate
Pronunciation: /ˌtransəbˈstanʃɪeɪt
 
, ˌtrɑːn-, -sɪ-/

verb

[with object] Christian Theology
  • 1Convert (the substance of the Eucharistic elements) into the body and blood of Christ.
  • 1.1 literary Change the form or substance of (something) into something different.

Origin

late Middle English: from medieval Latin transubstantiat- 'changed in substance', from the verb transubstantiare, from Latin trans- 'across' + substantia 'substance'.

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