consecration

noun con·se·cra·tion \ ˌkän(t)-sə-ˈkrā-shən \
|Updated on: 21 Jun 2018
1 : the act or ceremony of consecrating
2 : the state of being consecrated
3 capitalized : the part of a Communion rite in which the bread and wine are consecrated

Examples of consecration in a Sentence

  1. the consecration of the Host during Communion

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First Known Use of consecration

14th century

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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