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Adessenarians

Ades′sena″rians

A term applied to those who hold the real presence of Christ's body in the eucharist, but do not maintain that the bread and wine lose any of their original properties. (The word is from the Latin adesse, to be present.)

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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