Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Containing expressions of thanks; of the nature of thanksgiving or a thanksgiving service.
  • Pertaining to the eucharist or sacrament of the Lord's supper.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective obsolete Giving thanks; expressing thankfulness; rejoicing.
  • adjective Pertaining to the Lord's Supper.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Pertaining to the Eucharist.
  • adjective obsolete Giving thanks; expressing thankfulness; rejoicing.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective of or relating to the sacrament of the Eucharist

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Examples

  • Christ willed it to be, and finally complete ingrafting in eucharistic communion.

    A bit more on Holy Communion and non-Catholic Christians

  • Christ willed it to be, and finally complete ingrafting in eucharistic communion.

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  • Christ willed it to be, and finally complete ingrafting in eucharistic communion.

    Ecumenism

  • God in the so-called eucharistic prayers of the Didache.

    The Beginnings of Christianity. Vol. II.

  • Said stories were so popular that they grew into a religion known today as Catholicism/Christianity and featuring dark-age, daily wine to blood and bread to body rituals called the eucharistic sacrifice of the non-atoning Jesus.

    CNN.com

  • Said stories were so popular that they grew into a religion known today as Catholicism/Christianity and featuring dark-age, daily wine to blood and bread to body rituals called the eucharistic sacrifice of the non-atoning Jesus.

    CNN.com

  • But doctrine as essentially 'eucharistic' language retains its celebratory energy and its capacity to augment our joy.

    The Creed and the Eucharist in the Fourth and Fifth Centuries Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms Universität, Bonn

  • He is present in the sacrifice of the Mass, not only in the person of His minister, ‘the same now offering, through the ministry of priests, who formerly offered himself on the cross,’ but especially under the eucharistic species (Sacrosanctum Concilium, 7).

    The Knights of the Holy Eucharist

  • He is present in the sacrifice of the Mass, not only in the person of His minister, "the same now offering, through the ministry of priests, who formerly offered himself on the cross" (20), but especially under the eucharistic species.

    The Knights of the Holy Eucharist

  • The Cardinals and Bishops members of the Congregation voted almost unanimously in favor of a greater sacrality of the rite, of the recovery of the sense of eucharistic worship, of the recovery of the Latin language in the celebration, and of the remaking of the introductory parts of the Missal in order to put

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  • The Eucharist, also called Holy Communion or Lord's Supper and other names, is one of the Christian sacraments said to have been instituted by Jesus. Via Wikipedia.

    July 13, 2008