Definitions For Epiclesis

Noun

{{en-noun, epicleses}} (Christianity) The part of the divine liturgy or the mass in which the celebrant invokes the holy spirit to change the bread and wine on the altar into the body and blood of Jesus (said at the beginning of the offertory prayers in the Western tradition and at the end of the aforementioned in the Eastern tradition) (Greek mythology, Roman mythology) A particular appearance or aspect of a deity.

Translations

Dutch: Epiklese, f French: épiclèse, f German: Epiklese, f Italian: epiclesi, f Japanese: エピクレーシス (epikurēshizu) Portuguese: epiclese, f Spanish: epíclesis, f

Etymology

From (Ancient Greek)  ἐπίκλησις, , invocation.

Is Epiclesis a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
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Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
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Words with Friends
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The word Epiclesis is worth 13 points in Scrabble and 16 points in Words with Friends

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