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epiclesis

/ (ˌɛpɪˈkliːsɪs) /
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noun plural -ses (-siːz)
Christianity the invocation of the Holy Spirit to consecrate the bread and wine of the Eucharist
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Word Origin for epiclesis

C19: from Greek, from epi- + klēsis a prayer, from kalein to call
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