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ANTIDORON

In the Greek Rite those remains of loaves from which portions have been cut for consecration. Sometimes blessed, it is then distributed after Mass for consumption by the faithful. (Etym. Greek anti, instead of + doron, a gift.)

All items in this dictionary are from Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary, © Eternal Life. Used with permission.

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