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

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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 28 Jul. 2021.

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