hymnody


hym·no·dy

noun \ˈhim-nə-dē\

Definition of HYMNODY

1
:  hymn singing
2
:  hymn writing
3
:  the hymns of a time, place, or church

Origin of HYMNODY

Late Latin hymnodia, from Greek hymnōidia, from hymnos + aeidein to sing — more at ode
First Known Use: 1711

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