Pronunciation: (yOO'ku-rist), [key]
1. the sacrament of Holy Communion; the sacrifice of the Mass; the Lord's Supper.
2. the consecrated elements of the Holy Communion, esp. the bread.
3. (l.c.) the giving of thanks; thanksgiving.
4. Christian Science.spiritual communion with God.
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