antiphonal

[ an-tif-uh-nl ]
/ ænˈtɪf ə nl /

adjective

pertaining to antiphons or antiphony; responsive.

noun

an antiphonary.

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Origin of antiphonal

First recorded in 1685–95; antiphon + -al1

OTHER WORDS FROM antiphonal

an·tiph·o·nal·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for antiphonal

antiphonal
/ (ænˈtɪfənəl) /

adjective

sung or recited in alternation

noun

another word for antiphonary

Derived forms of antiphonal

antiphonally, adverb
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