psalmody

noun psalm·o·dy \ ˈsä-mə-dē , ˈsäl- , ˈsȯ- , ˈsȯl \

Definition of psalmody

1 : the act, practice, or art of singing psalms in worship
2 : a collection of psalms

Examples of psalmody in a Sentence

  1. a psalmody containing many beloved hymns

Origin and Etymology of psalmody

Middle English psalmodie, from Anglo-French, from Late Latin psalmodia, from Late Greek psalmōidia, literally, singing to the harp, from Greek psalmos + aidein to sing — more at ode

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