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noun (used with a singular verb)
  1. the science or art of conducting public worship.
  2. the study of liturgies.
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Origin of liturgics

1670–80; plural of liturgic < Medieval Latin lītūrgicus liturgical; see -ics
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Historical Examples

  • One topic under this title of Liturgics requires special mention—the use of music in the church.

    A History of American Christianity

    Leonard Woolsey Bacon

British Dictionary definitions for liturgics


  1. (functioning as singular) the study of liturgiesAlso called: liturgiology (lɪˌtɜːdʒɪˈɒlədʒɪ)
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