lection

lection

[lek-shuhn]
noun
1.
a version of a passage in a particular copy or edition of a text; a variant reading.
2.
a portion of sacred writing read in a divine service; lesson; pericope.

Origin:
1530–40; < Latin lēctiōn- (stem of lēctiō) a reading, equivalent to lēct(us) (past participle of legere to choose, gather, read; cognate with Greek légein to speak) + -iōn- -ion

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lection (ˈlɛkʃən)
 
n
a variant reading of a passage in a particular copy or edition of a text
 
[C16: from Latin lectio a reading, from legere to read, select]

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