liturgical

[ li-tur-ji-kuh l ]
/ lɪˈtɜr dʒɪ kəl /

adjective

of or relating to formal public worship or liturgies.
of or relating to the liturgy or Eucharistic service.
of or relating to liturgics.
Also li·tur·gic.

Origin of liturgical

1635–45; < Medieval Latin lītūrgic(us) < Late Greek leitourgikós ministering (leitourg(ós) minister + -ikos -ic; see liturgy) + -al1
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British Dictionary definitions for liturgically

liturgical

liturgic (lɪˈtɜːdʒɪk)

/ (lɪˈtɜːdʒɪkəl) /

adjective

of or relating to public worship
of or relating to the liturgy
Derived Formsliturgically, adverb
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Word Origin and History for liturgically

liturgical


adj.

1640s, from Late Latin liturgicus, from New Testament Greek leitourgikos "ministering," from leitourgos (see liturgy).

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