oblation

noun ob·la·tion \ ə-ˈblā-shən , ō- \

Definition of oblation

1 : the act of making a religious offering; specificallycapitalized : the act of offering the eucharistic elements to God
2 : something offered in worship or devotion : a holy gift offered usually at an altar or shrine

Origin and Etymology of oblation

Middle English oblacioun, from Anglo-French oblation, from Late Latin oblation-, oblatio, from Latin offerre


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