Oblation meaning

ə-blāshən, ō-blā-
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The act of offering something, such as worship or thanks, to a deity.
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The thing or things offered; esp., the bread and wine of the Eucharist.
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A charitable offering or gift.
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An offering of a sacrifice, thanksgiving, etc. to God or a god.
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The offering of worship, thanks etc. to a deity.
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A deed or gift offered charitably.
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The offering of bread and wine at the Eucharist.
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Origin of oblation

  • Middle English oblacioun from Old French oblacion from Late Latin oblātiō oblātiōn- from Latin oblātus past participle of offerre to offer ob- ob- lātus brought telə- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old French oblacion, from Latin oblātus, passive perfect participle of offerō (“I offer, present")

    From Wiktionary

  • From Old French oblacion, from Latin oblātiō (“offering"), from offerō (“I offer, present").

    From Wiktionary