hymnody

noun hym·no·dy \ ˈhim-nə-dē \

Definition of hymnody

1 :hymn singing
2 :hymn writing
3 :the hymns of a time, place, or church

Origin and Etymology of hymnody

Late Latin hymnodia, from Greek hymnōidia, from hymnos + aeidein to sing — more at ode


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