English word communion comes from Latin communio (communion), which derives from Latin communis (common), which itself probably derives from an old Proto-Indo-European root *mey- (the root has many meanings, e.g. strengthen, fortify, change).
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Communion detailed word origin explanation
strengthen; to fix, to build fortifications or fences; change
(grammar) having both qualities of a subdivided category, such as a verb with both an active and a passive meaning, or a syllable being either long or short.. (of manners) familiar, accessible, courteous. Common, ordinary, commonplace, universal. Democratic; representing the common sentiment. Of or for the community, public.
Association, fellowship, community. Communion (all senses) To barricade. To strengthen.
Old French (fro)
(Christianity) Holy Communion. (Roman Catholicism) A form of ecclestiastical unity between the Roman Church and another, so that the latter is considered part of the former.. A joining together of minds or spirits.