peace offering

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noun
  1. any offering made to procure peace.
  2. a sacrificial offering made in order to assure communion with God. Ex. 20:24; Lev. 7:11–18.

Origin of peace offering

First recorded in 1525–35
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Related Words for peace offering

present, sacrifice, irenics

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British Dictionary definitions for peace offering

peace offering

noun
  1. something given to an adversary in the hope of procuring or maintaining peace
  2. Judaism a sacrificial meal shared between the offerer and Jehovah to intensify the union between them
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