antidoron

noun an·ti·do·ron \-ˈdōˌrän, -ōn, -rən\

Definition of antidoron

plural

antidora

\-rə\
  1. :  bread blessed but not consecrated and eaten in the Eucharist of the Eastern Church but instead distributed after the service as a sign of their participation in the blessing to worshipers who did not communicate :  bread of fellowship —called also eulogia

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Origin and Etymology of antidoron

Late Greek antidōron return gift, from Greek anti- 1anti- + dōron gift, from didonai to give — more at date


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