Simple Definition of liturgy
: a fixed set of ceremonies, words, etc., that are used during public worship in a religion
Full Definition of liturgy
1 often capitalized : a eucharistic rite
2 : a rite or body of rites prescribed for public worship
3 : a customary repertoire of ideas, phrases, or observances
Examples of liturgy
studying the liturgies of different religions
He was studying Christian liturgy.
Origin of liturgy
Late Latin liturgia, from Greek leitourgia public service, from Greek (Attic) leïton public building (from Greek laos — Attic leōs — people) + -ourgia -urgy
First Known Use: 1560
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