psalmody


psalm·o·dy

noun \ˈsä-mə-dē, ˈsäl-, ˈs-, ˈsl\

Definition of PSALMODY

1
:  the act, practice, or art of singing psalms in worship
2
:  a collection of psalms

Examples of PSALMODY

  1. <a psalmody containing many beloved hymns>

Origin of PSALMODY

Middle English psalmodie, from Anglo-French, from Late Latin psalmodia, from Late Greek psalmōidia, literally, singing to the harp, from Greek psalmos + aidein to sing — more at ode
First Known Use: 14th century

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