liturgy


liturgy
liturgy [lit′ərjē]
n.
pl. liturgies [Fr liturgie < ML(Ec) liturgia < Gr leitourgia, public service to the gods (in LXX & N.T., ministry of priests), ult. < leōs, laos, people + ergon, WORK]
1. prescribed forms or ritual for public worship in any of various religions or churches
2. the Eucharistic service, esp. (DIVINE LITURGY) in the Eastern Orthodox Church

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