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The administration of the Eucharist by dipping the host into the wine and thus offering both simultaneously to the communicant.
[Late Latin intinctiō, intinctiōn-, a dipping in, from Latin intinctus, past participle of intingere, to dip in : in-, in; see in-2 + tingere, to moisten.]
(Ecclesiastical Terms) Christianity the practice of dipping the Eucharistic bread into the wine at Holy Communion
[C16: from Late Latin intinctiō a dipping in, from Latin intingere to dip in, from tingere to dip]
(in a communion service) the act of steeping the bread or wafer in the wine, enabling the communicant to receive the two elements conjointly.
[1550–60; < Late Latin intinctiō baptism, immersion]