Impanation meaning

impənā′shən
(theol.) The doctrine that the body and blood of Christ are present in the bread and wine of the Eucharist after consecration but without change in the substance of the bread and wine.
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(Christianity) The actual, substantial presence of the body of Christ with the bread and wine of the sacrament of the Lord's Supper — as opposed to transubstantiation.
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Origin of impanation

  • Cognate of French impanation. From Latin impanatus, form of verb impanare (to impanate); from im- (“in”) + panis (“bread”).

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