Divine Office

noun

: the office for the canonical hours of prayer that priests and religious say daily

Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Divine Office was in the 15th century

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“Divine Office.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Divine%20Office. Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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