viaticum

noun
vi·​at·​i·​cum | \vī-ˈa-ti-kəm, vē- \
plural viaticums or viatica\ vī-​ˈa-​ti-​kə , vē-​ \

Definition of viaticum 

1 : the Christian Eucharist given to a person in danger of death

2a : an allowance (as of transportation or supplies and money) for traveling expenses

b : provisions for a journey

First Known Use of viaticum

1562, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for viaticum

Latin — more at voyage

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