hebdomadary

noun
heb·​dom·​a·​dary | \ hebˈdäməˌderē \
plural -es

Definition of hebdomadary

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a member of a Roman Catholic chapter or convent appointed for the week to sing the chapter mass and lead the recitation of the canonical hours

hebdomadary

adjective
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Definition of hebdomadary (Entry 2 of 2)

: occurring every seven days

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History and Etymology for hebdomadary

Noun

Middle English ebdomadary, from Late Latin hebdomadarius, from Latin hebdomad-, hebdomas + -arius -ary (noun suffix)

Adjective

Medieval Latin hebdomadarius, from Latin hebdomad-, hebdomas + -arius -ary (adjective suffix)

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“Hebdomadary.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hebdomadary. Accessed 19 Jun. 2021.

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