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  • n. the hot water added to the chalice by the priest during the Byzantine Eucharist to commemorate the water that flowed from the crucified Christ's side when pierced by the spear

Etymologies

From Byzantine Greek ζέον ("zeon; boiling"), from Ancient Greek ζέω ("boil"). (Wiktionary)

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