lectionary

[ lek-shuh-ner-ee ]
/ ˈlɛk ʃəˌnɛr i /

noun, plural lec·tion·ar·ies.

a book or a list of lections for reading in a divine service.

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Origin of lectionary

1770–80; < Medieval Latin (liber) lēctiōnārius. See lection, -ary
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British Dictionary definitions for lectionary

lectionary
/ (ˈlɛkʃənərɪ) /

noun plural -aries

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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