Definition of companation in English:

companation

noun

  • In the Eucharist: (the doctrine of) the real presence of the body of Christ in the consecrated Host, alongside the unchanged substance of the bread.

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in The New Testament of Jesus Christ. From post-classical Latin companation-, companatio from classical Latin com- + pānis bread + -atiō.

Pronunciation

companation

/ˌkɒmpəˈneɪʃn/