Ante-Communion

noun

An·​te-Com·​mun·​ion
: the part of the Anglican or Episcopal service of Holy Communion up to or including the prayer for the whole state of Christ's church that is used separately with a blessing when there is no Communion

Word History

Etymology

ante- + communion

First Known Use

1709, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Ante-Communion was in 1709

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“Ante-Communion.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Ante-Communion. Accessed 28 Sep. 2023.

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