Meaning of transubstantiate

tran•sub•stan•ti•ate

Pronunciation: (tran"sub-stan'shē-āt"), [key]
— -at•ed, -at•ing.
  1. to change from one substance into another; transmute.
  2. to change (the bread and wine) into the body and blood of Christ in the Eucharist.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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