manducation


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manducation

the act or process of chewing or eating. — manducatory, adj.
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Those who have no faith are unworthy and so are not united with Christ but receive only bread and wine; there is no communicatio indignorum nor is there, as Catholics and Lutherans both taught, any oral manducation of the substantial Body and Blood of Christ.
Explication de la Fete Malgache du Fandroana par la Coutume Disparue de la Manducation des Morts.