semi–double

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Definition of semi–double

  1. :  a feast of the Roman Catholic Church marked by omission of part of the antiphon before each psalm in the sacred office and formerly ranked above a simple and below a double but now reduced to the rank of simple

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Origin and Etymology of semi–double

translation of Medieval Latin semiduplex


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