Breviary

A breviary (from Latin brevis, `short` or `concise`) is a liturgical book of the Latin liturgical rites of the Catholic Church containing the public or canonical prayers, hymns, the Psalms, readings, and notations for everyday use, especially by bishops, priests, and deacons in the Divine Office (i.e., at the canonical hours or Liturgy of the ...
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Breviary

• (n.) A book containing the daily public or canonical prayers of the Roman Catholic or of the Greek Church for the seven canonical hours, namely, matins and lauds, the first, third, sixth, and ninth hours, vespers, and compline; -- distinguished from the missal. • (n.) An abridgment; a compend; an epitome; a brief account or summary.Brev...
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breviary

noun (Roman Catholic Church) a book of prayers to be recited daily certain priests and members of religious orders
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Breviary

Bre'vi·a·ry noun ; plural Breviaries [ French bréviarie , Latin breviarium summary, abridgment, neut. noun from breviarius abridged, from brevis short. See Brief , and confer Brevier .] 1. An abridgment; a compend; an epitome; a bri...
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breviary

book containing daily church service
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breviary

breviary 1. A brief statement, summary, epitome. 2. In the Roman Catholic Church, the book containing the “Divine Office” for each day, which those who are in orders are bound to recite.
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Breviary

From the Latin breviarium, compendium. This was named given to the book or books that contained the divine office or official prayer of the Church. The post-Vatican II reform replaced this name with that of Liturgy of the Hours
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breviary

In the Roman Catholic Church, the book of instructions for reciting the daily services. It is usually in four volumes, one for each season. ...
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breviary

liturgical book in the Roman Catholic church that contains the daily service for the divine office, the official prayer of the church consisting of ... [1 related articles]
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breviary

Origin: F. Breviarie, L. Breviarium summary, abridgment, neut. Noun fr. Breviarius abridged, fr. Brevis short. See Brief, and cf. Brevier. ... 1. An abridgment; a compend; an epitome; a brief account or summary. 'A book entitled the abridgment or breviary of those roots that are to be cut up or gathered.' (Holland) ... 2. A book containing the dail...
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Breviary

The breviary is the book which contains prayers or offices to be used at the seven canonical hours of matins, prime, tierce, sext, nones, vespers, and compline by all in the orders of the Church of Rome or in the enjoyment of any Roman Catholic benefice. It is not known at what time the use of the breviary was first enjoined, but the early offices ...
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breviary

[n] - (Roman Catholic Church) a book of prayers to be recited daily certain priests and members of religious orders
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