Definitions for peace offering

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

peace′ of`fering(n.)

  1. any offering made to procure peace.

  2. a sacrificial offering made in order to assure communion with God. Ex. 20:24; Lev. 7:11–18.

    Category: Bible

Origin of peace offering:

1525–35

Princeton's WordNet

  1. peace offering, olive branch(noun)

    something offered to an adversary in the hope of obtaining peace

Wiktionary

  1. peace offering(Noun)

    A religious sacrifice in both Jewish,Christian, and Islamic traditions.

  2. peace offering(Noun)

    An offering made to an adversary in the hope of obtaining peace or reconciliation; an olive branch.

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