octoechos

noun oc·to·echos \ˌäktōˈēˌkäs\

Definition of octoechos

plural

-es

  1. :  a liturgical book of the Eastern Orthodox Church attributed to St. John of Damascus and containing all hymns to be used at offices throughout the whole week

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Origin and Etymology of octoechos

New Greek oktōēchos, oktaēchos, from Greek okta- octa- + ēchos sound — more at echo


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