Results for transubstantiation

Definitions of transubstantiation:

part of speech: noun

A change into another substance: the Roman Catholic doctrine that the bread and wine in the Eucharist are changed into Christ's body and blood.

part of speech: noun

A changing into another substance; in the R. Cath. Ch., the supposed miraculous change of the bread and wine in the Eucharist into the body and blood of Christ.

part of speech: noun

The doctrine held by the Roman Catholic Church that the bread and wine of the Eucharist arechanged into the body and blood of Christ by being consecrated.

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