Oblation Definition

ə-blāshən, ō-blā-
oblations
noun
oblations
An offering of a sacrifice, thanksgiving, etc. to God or a god.
Webster's New World
The thing or things offered; esp., the bread and wine of the Eucharist.
Webster's New World
A charitable offering or gift.
American Heritage
The act of offering the bread and wine of the Eucharist.
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pronoun

The offering of bread and wine at the Eucharist.

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Other Word Forms of Oblation

Noun

Singular:
oblation
Plural:
oblations

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

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