Menaion

noun
Me·​nai·​on | \ mə̇ˈnāˌȯn \
plural Menaia\ -​āə \

Definition of Menaion

: a collection of hymns and collects for all days of the year in the Eastern Orthodox Church arranged in calendar order and usually divided into 12 volumes each for a different month and each containing the proper of the immovable feasts of Christ or the saints for the month also : any of these volumes

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History and Etymology for Menaion

Middle Greek mēnaion, from neuter of mēnaios monthly, from Greek mēn month

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“Menaion.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Menaion. Accessed 27 Jun. 2022.

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