hebdomadary

hebdomadary

[heb-dom-uh-der-ee]
noun, plural hebdomadaries.
1.
Roman Catholic Church. a member of a church or monastery appointed for one week to sing the chapter Mass and lead in the recitation of the breviary.
adjective
2.
hebdomadal ( def 1 ).

Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English ebdomadarie < Late Latin hebdomadārius. See hebdomad, -ary

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hebdomadal or hebdomadary (hɛbˈdɒmədəl, hɛbˈdɒmədərɪ, -drɪ)
 
adj
a rare word for weekly
 
hebdomadary or hebdomadary
 
adj
 
heb'domadally or hebdomadary
 
adv

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