presanctified

[ pree-sangk-tuh-fahyd ]
/ priˈsæŋk təˌfaɪd /
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adjective

(of the Eucharistic elements) consecrated at a previous Mass.

Nearby words

  1. pres. part.,
  2. presa,
  3. presacral neurectomy,
  4. presage,
  5. presale,
  6. presb.,
  7. presby-,
  8. presbyacusis,
  9. presbyatrics,
  10. presbycousis

Origin of presanctified

1850–55; translation of Medieval Latin praesanctificātus. See pre-, sanctified

Related formspre·sanc·ti·fi·ca·tion, noun

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