oblation: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (o-blā'shun), [key]
— n.
  1. the offering to God of the elements of bread and wine in the Eucharist.
  2. the whole office of the Eucharist.
  3. the act of making an offering, esp. to a deity.
  4. any offering for religious or charitable uses.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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