Kyr·​i·​a·​le | \ ˌkirēˈä(ˌ)lā \
variants: or less commonly Kyrial \ ˈkirēəl \
plural -s

Definition of Kyriale

: a liturgical book containing the text and plainsong notation of the parts of the ordinary of the mass (as the Kyrie, Sanctus, Agnus Dei) that are sung by the congregation

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History and Etymology for Kyriale

New Latin kyriale, from kyrie + Medieval Latin -ale (as in missale missal)

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“Kyriale.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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