noun hym·nal \ˈhim-nəl\

: a book of hymns

Full Definition of HYMNAL

:  a collection of church hymns

Examples of HYMNAL

  1. <hymnals are distributed among the congregation before the church service so everyone can join in the singing>

Origin of HYMNAL

Middle English hymnale, from Medieval Latin, from Latin hymnus
First Known Use: 15th century


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