hierurgy

[ hahy-uh-rur-jee, hahy-rur- ]

noun,plural hi·er·ur·gies.
  1. a holy act or rite of worship.

Origin of hierurgy

1
1670–80; <Greek hierourgía, derivative of hierourgós ritually sacrificing priest. See hier-, -urgy

Other words from hierurgy

  • hi·er·ur·gi·cal, adjective

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