responsory


re·spon·so·ry

noun \-ˈspän(t)s-(ə-)rē\
plural re·spon·so·ries

Definition of RESPONSORY

:  a set of versicles and responses sung or said after or during a lection

Origin of RESPONSORY

Middle English, from Medieval Latin responsorium, from Latin respondēre
First Known Use: 15th century

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