sanctorale

noun

sanc·​to·​ra·​le
ˌsaŋ(k)təˈrālē
plural -s
: the part of the breviary and missal that contains the offices proper to the saints' days compare temporale

Word History

Etymology

Medieval Latin, from neuter of Medieval Latin sanctoralis of saints, from sanctor- (from Late Latin sanctus saint, from Latin, holy) + Latin -alis -al

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“Sanctorale.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sanctorale. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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