Meaning of Eucharist

Eu•cha•rist

Pronunciation: (y'ku-rist), [key]
— n.
  1. the sacrament of Holy Communion; the sacrifice of the Mass; the Lord's Supper.
  2. the consecrated elements of the Holy Communion, esp. the bread.
  3. (l.c.) the giving of thanks; thanksgiving.
  4. spiritual communion with God.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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