Definition for AD-ES-SE-NA'RI-ANS

AD-ES-SE-NA'RI-ANS, n. [L. adesse, to be present.]

In Church history, a sect who hold the real presence of Christ's body in the eucharist, but not by transubstantiation. They differ, however, as to this presence; some holding the body of Christ to be in the bread; others, about the bread. – Encyc.

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