Psalmodist

psalmody

[sah-muh-dee, sal-muh-]
noun, plural psalmodies.
1.
the act, practice, or art of setting psalms to music.
2.
psalms or hymns collectively.
3.
the act, practice, or art of singing psalms.

Origin:
1300–50; Middle English < Late Latin psalmōdia < Greek psalmōidía singing to the harp. See psalm, ode, -y3

psalmodic [sah-mod-ik, sal-] , psalmodical, psalmodial [sah-moh-dee-uhl, sal-] , adjective
psalmodist, noun
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psalmody (ˈsɑːmədɪ, ˈsæl-)
 
n , pl -dies
1.  the act of singing psalms or hymns
2.  the art or practice of the setting to music or singing of psalms
 
[C14: via Late Latin from Greek psalmōdia singing accompanied by a harp, from psalmos (see psalm) + ōidēode]
 
'psalmodist
 
n
 
psalmodic
 
adj

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