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in·tinc·tion  audio  (n-tngkshn) KEY 

NOUN:
Ecclesiastical
The administration of the Eucharist by dipping the host into the wine and thus offering both simultaneously to the communicant.

ETYMOLOGY:
Late Latin intincti, intinctin-, a dipping in, from Latin intinctus, past participle of intingere, to dip in : in-, in ; see in-2 + tingere, to moisten


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