Azymous
Azymous Az"y*mous, a. [See {Azym}.] Unleavened; unfermented. ``Azymous bread.'' --Dunglison. [1913 Webster]

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  • azymous — /azˈi məs/ adjective 1. Unfermented 2. Unleavened ORIGIN: Gr azmos, from a (privative), and zȳmē leaven • • • azˈym / im/ or more usually azˈyme / īm or im/ noun Unleavened bread azˈymite noun (also with cap) a member of any church using… …   Useful english dictionary

  • azymous — adjective unleavened, unfermented. Syn: azymic …   Wiktionary

  • Azymic — A*zym ic, a. Azymous. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Azymite — Azymites (from Gk. a privative, and zyme , leaven) is a term of reproach used by the Orthodox churches since the eleventh century against the Latin Churches, who, together with the Armenians and the Maronites, celebrate the Eucharist with… …   Wikipedia

  • Azymites — • A term of reproach used by the schismatic Greeks since the eleventh century against the Latins, who, together with the Armenians and the Maronites, celebrate the Holy Eucharist with unleavened bread Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006.… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Liturgical Use of Bread —     Liturgical Use of Bread     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Liturgical Use of Bread     In the Christian liturgy bread is used principally as one of the elements of the Eucharistic sacrifice. Our Divine Lord consecrated bread and wine at the Last… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • azymic — adjective unleavened, unfermented. Syn: azymous …   Wiktionary

  • azym — noun see azyme * * * azˈym / im/ or more usually azˈyme / īm or im/ noun Unleavened bread • • • Main Entry: ↑azymous …   Useful english dictionary

  • azymite — azˈymite noun (also with cap) a member of any church using unleavened bread in the Eucharist • • • Main Entry: ↑azymous …   Useful english dictionary

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