homiliary

[ ho-mil-ee-er-ee ]
/ hɒˈmɪl iˌɛr i /

noun, plural ho·mil·i·ar·ies.

a collection of homilies.

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Origin of homiliary

1835–45; <Medieval Latin homīliārium<Greek homīlí(a) homily + Latin -ārium-ary
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