Psalter

noun
Psal·​ter | \ ˈsäl-tər How to pronounce Psalter (audio) , ˈsȯl- \

Definition of Psalter

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

First Known Use of Psalter

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Psalter

Middle English, from Old English psalter & Anglo-French psaltier, from Late Latin psalterium, from Late Greek psaltērion, from Greek, psaltery

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“Psalter.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Psalter. Accessed 31 Jul. 2021.

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