communion plate

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noun Roman Catholic Church.

the plate held under the chin of a communicant to catch the Host if it should fall.

Nearby words

  1. communicology,
  2. communion,
  3. communion cloth,
  4. communion cup,
  5. communion of saints,
  6. communion rail,
  7. communion sunday,
  8. communion table,
  9. communionist,
  10. communique

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