vesperal

vesperal

[ves-per-uhl]
noun Ecclesiastical.
1.
the part of an antiphonary containing the chants for vespers.
2.
a cloth used between offices to cover the altar cloth.

Origin:
1615–25; < Late Latin vesperālis. See vesper, -al1

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vesperal (ˈvɛspərəl)
 
n
1.  a liturgical book containing the prayers, psalms, and hymns used at vespers
2.  the part of the antiphonary containing these
3.  a cloth laid over the altar cloth between offices or services

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