antiphonary

[an-tif-uh-ner-ee]
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noun, plural an·tiph·o·nar·ies.

a book of antiphons.

Origin of antiphonary

1425–75; late Middle English < Medieval Latin antiphōnārium; learned borrowing replacing earlier versions, which had undergone changes: Middle English anfenere, antefenar, antiphoner(e), Old English antefnere (compare Middle Dutch antiffenaer, Middle Low German antifenēr, Old High German antiphenere) < Medieval Latin See antiphon, -ary
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antiphonary

noun plural -naries

a bound collection of antiphons, esp for use in the divine office

adjective

of or relating to such a book
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