noun, Roman Catholic Church.
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.
noun, Ecclesiastical. 1. any Sunday on which communion is administered.
noun, Ecclesiastical. 1. the table used in the celebration of communion, or the Lord’s Supper; the Lord’s table.
- Communion wafer
noun the bread or breadlike item used in the Eucharist or Holy Communion to represent the Body of Christ Examples The traditional communion wafers served during Roman Catholic communion services are made out of two ingredients, wheat flour and water. Word Origin by 1725