oblation

noun
ob·la·tion | \ə-ˈblā-shən, ō-\

Definition of oblation 

1 : the act of making a religious offering specifically, capitalized : 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

First Known Use of oblation

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for oblation

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

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