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post–communion

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noun, often capitalized P&C post–com·mu·nion \ˌpōs(t)-kə-ˈmyü-nyən\

Definition of post–communion

  1. :  a liturgically variable prayer following the communion at Eucharist



Origin and Etymology of post–communion

Medieval Latin postcommunion-, postcommunio, from Latin post- + Late Latin communio communion


First Known Use: 15th century


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