prosphora

noun
pros·​pho·​ra | \ ¦präsfə¦rä \
plural prosphorae\ -​¦rā , ¦rē \

Definition of prosphora

: one of several loaves of bread each with special seals on the upper side used in the Eastern Church in the preparation of the Eucharistic elements

History and Etymology for prosphora

Late Greek, from Greek, offering, from prospherein to present, offer, from pros- + pherein to carry

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“Prosphora.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/prosphora. Accessed 25 Sep. 2022.

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