What is another word for Lectionary?

Pronunciation: [lˈɛkʃənəɹi] (IPA)

A lectionary is a book or text containing a collection of biblical passages, readings, and prayers for use in Christian church services. There are several synonyms that can be used to refer to this text, including liturgical calendar, missal, prayer book, breviary, and ecclesiastical calendar. These words all share a common theme of being books or texts that contain liturgical or religious material for use in church services, and may differ slightly in the specific contents they include. Regardless of the specific term used, the lectionary serves as an important tool for ensuring a consistent and meaningful worship experience for Christian congregations around the world.

What are the hypernyms for Lectionary?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Lectionary

Under this same general head of "The Introductory Portion" come the new Lectionary and the new Tables for finding Easter.
"A Short History of the Book of Common Prayer"
William Reed Huntington
There was the New Lectionary, for example, that would presently be knocking for hospitable reception within the covers, and the old Easter Tables, as they now stand, could not, it was observed, last very much longer.
"A Short History of the Book of Common Prayer"
William Reed Huntington
These beautiful names, "Matins" and "Evensong," which it is a great pity to have lost, for surely there is nothing superstitious about them, disappeared from the book as subsequently revised, and save in the Lectionary of the Church of England have no present recognition.
"A Short History of the Book of Common Prayer"
William Reed Huntington

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