plural antidora
: 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

Word History


Late Greek antidōron return gift, from Greek anti- anti- entry 1 + dōron gift, from didonai to give

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“Antidoron.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Dec. 2023.

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