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azyme

[ az-ahym ]
/ ˈæz aɪm /
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noun Western Church.
unleavened bread used in a Eucharistic service.
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Origin of azyme

1350–1400; <Late Latin azȳma (noun), Latin azȳmus (adj.) unleavened <Greek ázȳmos, equivalent to a-a-6 + -zȳmos (derivative of zȳ́mē leavening; see zyme)

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