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impanation

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Pronunciation: /ˌɪmpəˈneɪʃ(ə)n
 
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Definition of impanation in English:

noun

[mass noun] Theology
The medieval and Reformation doctrine that the body of Christ is present within the Eucharistic bread and does not replace it. Compare with consubstantiation.

Origin

mid 16th century: from medieval Latin impanatio(n-), from impanare 'embody in bread', from in- 'in' + panis 'bread'.

Derivatives

impanate

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Pronunciation: /ɪmˈpeɪnət/
adjective

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