from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A name applied by opponents to various persons in the church who were said to hold a grossly materialistic conception of the Lord's Supper.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Eccl. Hist.) A nickname formerly given to those who held, or were alleged to hold, that the consecrated elements in the eucharist undergo the process of digestion in the body of the recipient.
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- noun historical, derogatory One who holds that the
consecrated elementsin the Eucharistundergo the process of digestionin the body of the recipient.
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Latin stercoranista, from Latin stercus, -oris, dung.
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