The Eucharist is defined as a Christian ceremony during which bread and wine are made holy and made to be the symbols of the body and blood of Jesus Christ.
A Christian ceremony in which bread and wine are made holy before communion is an example of the Eucharist.
A sacrament and the central act of worship in many Christian churches, which was instituted at the Last Supper and in which bread and wine are consecrated and consumed in remembrance of Jesus's death; Communion.
The consecrated elements of this rite; Communion.
The central Christian rite, in which bread and wine are consecrated and distributed as the body and blood of Jesus or as symbols of them.
The consecrated bread and wine, or either of these.
Origin of eucharist
Middle English eukarist from Old French eucariste from Late Latin eucharistia from Greek eukharistiā from eukharistos grateful, thankful eu- eu- kharizesthai to show favor (from kharis grace gher-2 in Indo-European roots)