lectionary

[lek-shuh-ner-ee]
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Origin of lectionary

1770–80; < Medieval Latin (liber) lēctiōnārius. See lection, -ary
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Related Words for lectionary

canon, breviary, lectionary, psalmbook, psalter, scripture

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British Dictionary definitions for lectionary

lectionary

noun plural -aries
  1. a book containing readings appointed to be read at divine services

Word Origin for lectionary

C15: from Church Latin lectiōnārium, from lectio lection
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