noun \ˈlek-shən\

Definition of LECTION

:  a liturgical reading for a particular day
[New Latin lection-, lectio, from Latin] :  a variant reading of a text

Origin 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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