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
Origin and Etymology of oblation
Middle English oblacioun, from Anglo-French oblation, from Late Latin oblation-, oblatio, from Latin offerre
First Known Use: 15th century
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