hebdomadary

[ 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.

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Origin of hebdomadary

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

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