[ heb-dom-uh-der-ee ]
/ hɛbˈdɒm əˌdɛr i /

noun, plural heb·dom·a·dar·ies.

Roman Catholic Church. a member of a church or monastery appointed for one week to sing the chapter Mass and lead in the recitation of the breviary.


Nearby words

  1. hebbel, christian friedrich,
  2. hebdomad,
  3. hebdomadal,
  4. hebdomadal council,
  5. hebdomadally,
  6. hebdomal,
  7. hebe,
  8. hebei,
  9. hebephrenia,
  10. hebephrenic

Origin of hebdomadary

1400–50; late Middle English ebdomadarie < Late Latin hebdomadārius. See hebdomad, -ary

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