Definition of Eucharist noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈjuːkərɪst//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈjuːkərɪst//
[singular] Religious ceremonies
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a ceremony in the Christian Church during which people eat bread and drink wine in memory of the last meal that Christ had with his disciples; the bread and wine taken at this ceremony see also communion, Mass See related entries: Religious ceremonies
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: Eucharist