responsorial

adjective
re·​spon·​so·​ri·​al | \ rə̇¦spän¦sōrēəl, (¦)rē¦s- \

Definition of responsorial

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: relating to or consisting of responses : antiphonal

responsorial

noun
\ " \
plural -s

Definition of responsorial (Entry 2 of 2)

: a book of religious responsories

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History and Etymology for responsorial

Adjective

responsory entry 1 + -al

Noun

Medieval Latin responsoriale, from Late Latin responsorium responsory + Latin -ale (neuter of -alis -al)

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“Responsorial.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/responsorial. Accessed 5 Aug. 2021.

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