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noun lec·tion \ˈlek-shən\

Definition of lection

  1. 1 :  a liturgical reading for a particular day

  2. 2 [New Latin lection-, lectio, from Latin] :  a variant reading of a text

Origin and Etymology of lection

Late Latin lection-, lectio, from Latin, act of reading — more at lesson

First Known Use: 1608

Rhymes with lection

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