transfiguration


transfiguration
/trans'fig yeuh ray"sheuhn, trans fig'-/, n.
1. the act of transfiguring.
2. the state of being transfigured.
3. (cap.) the supernatural and glorified change in the appearance of Jesus on the mountain. Matt. 17:1-9.
4. (cap.) the church festival commemorating this, observed on August 6.
[1325-75; ME Transfiguracion < L transfiguration- (s. of transfiguratio) change of shape. See TRANSFIGURE, -ATION]

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Universalium. 2010.

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