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hymnody

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noun hym·no·dy \ˈhim-nə-dē\

Definition of hymnody

  1. 1 :  hymn singing

  2. 2 :  hymn writing

  3. 3 :  the hymns of a time, place, or church



Origin and Etymology of hymnody

Late Latin hymnodia, from Greek hymnōidia, from hymnos + aeidein to sing — more at ode


First Known Use: 1711


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