Definition of intinction in English:

intinction

noun

  • [mass noun] The action of dipping the bread in the wine at a Eucharist so that a communicant receives both together.

Origin

Mid 16th century: from late Latin intinctio(n-), from Latin intingere, from in- into + tingere dip. The word originally denoted the general action of dipping, especially into something coloured; compare with tinge. The current sense dates from the late 19th century.

Pronunciation

intinction

/ɪnˈtɪŋ(k)ʃ(ə)n/