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intinction

noun in·tinc·tion \in-ˈtiŋ(k)-shən\

Definition of INTINCTION

:  the administration of the sacrament of Communion by dipping bread in wine and giving both together to the communicant
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Origin of INTINCTION

Late Latin intinction-, intinctio baptism, from Latin intingere to dip in, from in- + tingere to dip, moisten — more at tinge
First Known Use: 1872

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