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Byzantine rite

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Greek rite

noun
1.
the rite of the Greek Orthodox Church and of certain Uniat churches, observed in the Greek language.
Also called Byzantine rite, Constantinopolitan rite.
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Byzantine rite

the system of liturgical practices and discipline observed by the Eastern Orthodox church and by the majority of Eastern-rite churches, which are in communion with Rome

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Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
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