Adessenarian Ad*es`se*na"ri*an, n. [Formed fr. L. adesse to be present; ad + esse to be.] (Eccl. Hist.) One who held the real presence of Christ's body in the eucharist, but not by transubstantiation. [1913 Webster]

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  • adessenarian — ad·es·se·nar·i·an …   English syllables

  • adessenarian — (ˌ)aˌdesəˈna(a)rēən noun ( s) Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: Latin adesse to be present (from ad + esse to be) + connective n + English arian more at is : one who believes in the real presence of Christ s body in the eucharist …   Useful english dictionary

  • adsum — ˈadˌsəm, ˈädˌsu̇m interjection Etymology: Latin, I am present, 1st person singular present indicative of adesse to be present more at adessenarian used to indicate one s presence usually in answer to a roll call …   Useful english dictionary

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