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eulogia

[ yoo-loh-jee-uh; for 2 also Greek ev-law-yee-ah ]
/ yuˈloʊ dʒi ə; for 2 also Greek ˌɛv lɔˈyi ɑ /
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noun

Also called antidoron, holy bread. Eastern Church. blessed bread given to the congregation during vespers or at the end of the liturgy.
Greek Orthodox Church. a blessing.

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Origin of eulogia

1745–55; <Late Latin <Greek eulogía praise, blessing. See eu-, -logy, -ia
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British Dictionary definitions for eulogia

eulogia
/ (juːˈləʊdʒɪə) /

noun

Eastern Churches blessed bread distributed to members of the congregation after the liturgy, esp to those who have not communed
archaic a blessing or something blessed

Word Origin for eulogia

C18: from Greek: blessing; see eulogy
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