postcommunion

[ pohst-kuh-myoon-yuh n ]
/ ˌpoʊst kəˈmyun yən /
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noun Ecclesiastical.

the part of a communion service that follows after the congregation has received communion.

Nearby words

  1. postcoital,
  2. postcoitus,
  3. postcolonial,
  4. postcomm,
  5. postcommissurotomy syndrome,
  6. postconciliar,
  7. postconsonantal,
  8. postconsumer,
  9. postcordial,
  10. postcostal anastomosis

Origin of postcommunion

First recorded in 1475–85, postcommunion is from the Medieval Latin word postcommūniōn- (stem of postcommūniō). See post-, communion

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