Sacramentarian

[sak-ruh-men-tair-ee-uh n]
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noun

a person who maintains that the Eucharistic elements have only symbolic significance and are not corporeal manifestations of Christ.
(lowercase) a sacramentalist.

adjective

of or relating to the Sacramentarians.
(lowercase) of or relating to the sacraments.

Origin of Sacramentarian

First recorded in 1530–40; sacrament + -arian

Related formsSac·ra·men·tar·i·an·ism, nounun·sac·ra·men·tar·i·an, adjective

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Sacramentarian

noun

any Protestant theologian, such as Zwingli, who maintained that the bread and wine of the Eucharist were the body and blood of Christ only in a figurative sense and denied His real presence in these elements
one who believes in sacramentalism

adjective

of or relating to Sacramentarians
(not capital) of or relating to sacraments
Derived FormsSacramentarianism, noun

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