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vesperal

[ves-per-uh l]
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noun Ecclesiastical.
  1. the part of an antiphonary containing the chants for vespers.
  2. a cloth used between offices to cover the altar cloth.
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Origin of vesperal

From the Late Latin word vesperālis, dating back to 1615–25. See vesper, -al1
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British Dictionary definitions for vesperal

vesperal

noun Christianity
  1. a liturgical book containing the prayers, psalms, and hymns used at vespers
  2. the part of the antiphonary containing these
  3. a cloth laid over the altar cloth between offices or services
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