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commixture

[kuh-miks-cher] /kəˈmɪks tʃər/
noun
1.
the act or process of commixing.
2.
the condition of being commixed; mixture.
3.
(in a Eucharistic service) the placing of a part of the Host in the chalice.
Origin of commixture
1580-1590
1580-90; < Latin commixtūra, equivalent to commixt(us) (see commix) + -ūra -ure
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