Definition of intinction in English:

intinction

noun

  • The action of dipping the bread in the wine at a Eucharist so that a communicant receives both together.

Pronunciation

intinction

/inˈtiNG(k)SHən/ /ɪnˈtɪŋ(k)ʃən/

Origin

Mid 16th century from late Latin intinctio(n-), from Latin intingere, from in- ‘into’ + tingere ‘dip’. The word originally denoted the general action of dipping, especially into something colored; compare with tinge. The current sense dates from the late 19th century.