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Transelementation

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transubstantiation
1. A change into another substance.
2. The doctrine held by roman Catholics, that the bread and wine in the mass is converted into the body and blood of christ; distinguished from consubstantiation, and impanation.
Origin: LL. Transubstantiatio: cf. F. Transsubstantiation.


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