communion cup


noun Ecclesiastical.

a chalice from which a communicant drinks.

Nearby words

  1. communicative competence,
  2. communicator,
  3. communicology,
  4. communion,
  5. communion cloth,
  6. communion of saints,
  7. communion plate,
  8. communion rail,
  9. communion sunday,
  10. communion table

Origin of communion cup

First recorded in 1635–45

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