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hierurgy

[hahy-uh-rur-jee, hahy-rur-] /ˈhaɪ əˌrɜr dʒi, ˈhaɪ rɜr-/
noun, plural hierurgies.
1.
a holy act or rite of worship.
Origin
1670-1680
1670-80; < Greek hierourgía, derivative of hierourgós ritually sacrificing priest. See hier-, -urgy
Related forms
hierurgical, adjective
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