an·​tiph·​o·​nary an-ˈti-fə-ˌner-ē How to pronounce antiphonary (audio)
plural antiphonaries
: a book containing a collection of antiphons
: a book containing the choral parts of the Divine Office

Word History

First Known Use

1534, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of antiphonary was in 1534

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“Antiphonary.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Sep. 2023.

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