piaculum

noun
pi·​ac·​u·​lum | \ pīˈakyələm \
plural piacula\ -​lə \

Definition of piaculum

: a sacrificial rite by which communion is reestablished between a god and worshiper : an expiatory offering

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“Piaculum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/piaculum. Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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