consubstantiation [kon-s uh b-stan-shee- ey-sh uh n] EXAMPLES | WORD ORIGIN noun . Theology the doctrine that the substance of the body and blood of Christ coexist in and with the substance of the bread and wine of the Eucharist. Origin of consubstantiation 1590–1600;
New Latin consubstantiātiōn-
), equivalent to
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Word Origin and History for consubstantiation n.
1590s, from Church Latin
consubstantionem (nominative consubstantio), noun of action from past participle stem of consubstantiare, from com- "with" (see com-) + substantia (see substance). Related: Consubstantiate.
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