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Azymites

(3 syl). The Roman Catholics are so called by the Greek Church, because the holy wafers used by them in the eucharist are made of unleavened bread. (Greek, azumos, unleavened.)

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