rosary

[n] - beads used in counting prayers (especially Catholic rosary)
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rosary

String of beads used in a number of religions, including Buddhism, Christianity, and Islam, to count off prayers. In the
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Rosary

Ro'sa·ry noun ; plural Rosaries . [ Late Latin rosarium a string of beads, Latin rosarium a place planted with roses, rosa a rose: confer French rosaire . See Rose .] 1. A bed of roses, or place where roses grow. 'Thick rosaries of sc...
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rosary

Origin: LL. Rosarium a string of beads, L. Rosarium a place planted with roses, rosa a rose: cf. F. Rosaire. See Rose. ... 1. A bed of roses, or place where roses grow. 'Thick rosaries of scented thorn.' ... 2. A series of prayers (see Note below) arranged to be recited in order, on beads; also, a string of beads by which the prayers are counted. '...
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rosary

prayer beads noun a string of beads used in counting prayers (especially by Catholics)
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rosary

(ro´zә-re) a structure resembling a string of beads. rachitic rosary a succession of beadlike prominences along the costal cartilages, in rickets.
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Rosary

• (n.) A coin bearing the figure of a rose, fraudulently circulated in Ireland in the 13th century for a penny. • (n.) A chapelet; a garland; a series or collection, as of beautiful thoughts or of literary selections. • (n.) A bed of roses, or place where roses grow. • (n.) A series of prayers (see Note below) arranged to be rec...
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rosary

(from Latin rosarium, `rose garden`), religious exercise in which prayers are recited and counted on a string of beads or a knotted cord. By ... [1 related articles]
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rosary

rosary [rose garden], prayer of Roman Catholics, in which beads are used as counters. The term, applied also to the beads, is extended to Muslim, Hindu, and Buddhist prayers that use beads. The traditional Catholic rosary is a series of 15 meditations on events (mysteries) in the lives of Jesus and ...
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Rosary

A rosary is a string of beads used in religion to count prayers. Generally the beads are of different sizes, in the Roman rosary the smaller beads represent the Ave Marias, the larger the Paternosters. There are normally fifty-five beads in the Roman rosary, each ten Ave Marias being separated by a Paternoster. Rosary beads are also employed by Hin...
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rosary

Type: Term Pronunciation: rō′ză-rē Definitions: 1. A beadlike arrangement or structure.
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rosary

String of beads used in a number of religions, including Buddhism, Christianity, and Islam, to count off prayers. In the Roman Catholic and some Anglican churches the most common of these prayers is the Rosary of the Blessed Virgin, which refers to a series of prayers consisting of 150 Ave Marias (Hail Marys) and 15 Paternosters (Lord's Prayers...
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Rosary

The Rosary (from Latin rosarium, meaning `Crown of Roses` or `garland of roses`), in its most commonly known format as the Dominican rosary, is a form of prayer used especially in the Catholic Church or a string of prayer beads used to count the component prayers. When used of the form of prayer, the word is usually capitalized (`the Rosary`...
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Rosary

a prayer of meditation primarily on events in the lives of Mary and Jesus, repeating the Our Father and Hail Mary. It is generally said on a physical circlet of beads.
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Rosary

a prayer in honor of the Blessed Virgin Mary and a meditation on the central mysteries of Christ's life; often prayed with a chain of beads
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Rosary

A prayer of meditation primarily on events in the lives of Mary and Jesus, repeating the Our Father, the Hail Mary and the Glory Be. Generally, the rosary is said on a physical circlet of beads.
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rosary

Synonym for the grape variety Blue Heunisch; see below Gouais blanc,
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