Ad·​es·​se·​nar·​i·​an | \ (ˌ)a-ˌde-sə-ˈner-ē-ən \
plural -s

Definition of Adessenarian

: one who believes in the real presence of Christ's body in the eucharist but not by transubstantiation

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First Known Use of Adessenarian

1744, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Adessenarian

Latin adesse to be present (from ad- + esse to be) + connective -n- + English -arian

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“Adessenarian.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Jan. 2021.

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