ostension

noun
os·​ten·​sion | \ äˈstenchən\
plural -s

Definition of ostension

1 : an act or process of showing, pointing out, or exhibiting
2 : exposition of the Host

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History and Etymology for ostension

Middle English ostensioun, from Middle French ostension, from Latin ostension-, ostensio, from ostensus (past participle of ostendere to show) + -ion-, -io -ion

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