noun mis·sal \ˈmi-səl\

Definition of missal

  1. :  a book containing all that is said or sung at mass during the entire year

Origin and Etymology of missal

Middle English messel, from Anglo-French & Medieval Latin; Anglo-French missal, messel, from Medieval Latin missale, from neuter of missalis of the mass, from Late Latin missa mass — more at mass

First Known Use: 14th century

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