noun \däk-ˈsä-lə-jē\
plural dox·ol·o·gies

Definition of DOXOLOGY

:  a usually liturgical expression of praise to God

Origin of DOXOLOGY

Medieval Latin doxologia, from Late Greek, from Greek doxa opinion, glory (from dokein to seem, seem good) + -logia -logy — more at decent
First Known Use: circa 1645

Other Christian Religious Terms

Pentateuch, blasphemy, curate, eremite, iconoclasm, liturgy, orison, pneuma, reliquary


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