noun no·ve·na \nō-ˈvē-nə\

Definition of NOVENA

:  a Roman Catholic period of prayer lasting nine consecutive days

Origin of NOVENA

Medieval Latin, from Latin, feminine of novenus nine each, from novem
First Known Use: 1853


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