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Noun: manduction
  1. The act of participating in the celebration of the Eucharist
    "the governor took manduction with the rest of the congregation";
    - Communion, Holy Communion, sacramental manduction
  2. Biting and grinding food in your mouth so it becomes soft enough to swallow
    - chew, chewing, mastication

Type of: change of state, ritual

Part of: eating, Eucharist, Eucharistic liturgy, feeding, Holy Eucharist, Holy Sacrament, Liturgy, Lord's Supper, sacrament of the Eucharist