eulogia [yoo-loh-jee-uh; for 2 also Greek ev-law-yee-ah] Word Origin noun
- Also called , . Eastern Church. blessed bread given to the congregation during vespers or at the end of the liturgy.
- Greek Orthodox Church. a blessing.
Origin of eulogia 1745–55; Late Latin Greek eulogía praise, blessing. See, , eulogium [yoo-loh-jee-uh m] noun, plural eu·lo·gi·ums, eu·lo·gi·a [yoo-loh-jee-uh] /yuˈloʊ dʒi ə/.
- a eulogy.
- eulogistic language.
Origin of eulogium 1700–10; Medieval Latin, equivalent to Latin eu-+ (ē)logium inscription on a tombstone British Dictionary definitions for eulogia eulogia noun
- Eastern Churches blessed bread distributed to members of the congregation after the liturgy, esp to those who have not communed
- archaic a blessing or something blessed
Word Origin for eulogia C18: from Greek: blessing; see eulogy