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burnt offering

noun
1.
an offering burnt upon an altar in sacrifice to a deity.
Origin of burnt offering
1350-1400
Middle English word dating back to 1350-1400
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burnt offering

noun
1.
a sacrificial offering burnt, usually on an altar, to honour, propitiate, or supplicate a deity
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