tran·​sub·​stan·​tial ˌtran(t)-səb-ˈstan(t)-shəl How to pronounce transubstantial (audio)
: changed or capable of being changed from one substance to another

Word History

First Known Use

1567, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of transubstantial was in 1567

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“Transubstantial.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Oct. 2023.

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