a chalice from which a communicant drinks.
[kuh-myoon-yuh-nist] /kəˈmyun yə nɪst/ noun, Ecclesiastical. 1. a person with a particular view or interpretation of , as specified. 2. a communicant.
noun 1. the spiritual fellowship existing among all faithful Christians, both living and dead. noun 1. (Christianity) the spiritual fellowship of all true Christians, living and dead
noun, Roman Catholic Church. 1. the plate held under the chin of a communicant to catch the Host if it should fall.
noun, Ecclesiastical. 1. the altar rail where communion is received by the congregation.