antiphonal

[an-tif-uh-nl]
noun
  1. an antiphonary.

Origin of antiphonal

First recorded in 1685–95; antiphon + -al1
Related formsan·tiph·o·nal·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for antiphonal

antiphonal

adjective
  1. sung or recited in alternation
noun
  1. another word for antiphonary
Derived Formsantiphonally, adverb
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Word Origin and History for antiphonal
adj.

1719, from antiphon + -al. Related: Antiphonally.

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