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peace offering

noun
1.
any offering made to procure peace.
2.
a sacrificial offering made in order to assure communion with God. Ex. 20:24; Lev. 7:11–18.
Origin of peace offering
1525-1535
First recorded in 1525-35
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British Dictionary definitions for peace offering

peace offering

noun
1.
something given to an adversary in the hope of procuring or maintaining peace
2.
(Judaism) a sacrificial meal shared between the offerer and Jehovah to intensify the union between them
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