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noun Psal·ter \ˈsäl-tər, ˈsl-\

Definition of PSALTER

:  the Book of Psalms; also :  a collection of Psalms for liturgical or devotional use

Origin of PSALTER

Middle English, from Old English psalter & Anglo-French psaltier, from Late Latin psalterium, from Late Greek psaltērion, from Greek, psaltery
First Known Use: before 12th century

Rhymes with PSALTER


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