menology


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menology

(mɪˈnɒlədʒɪ)
n, pl -gies
1. (Ecclesiastical Terms) an ecclesiastical calendar of the months
2. (Eastern Church (Greek & Russian Orthodox)) Eastern Churches a liturgical book containing the lives of the saints arranged by months
[C17: from New Latin mēnologium, from Late Greek mēnologion, from Greek mēn month + logos word, account]

menology

1. a list or calendar of months.
2. Eastern Orthodoxy. a calendar of all festivals for martyrs and saints, with brief accounts of their lives. Also Menologion.
2. a church calendar, listing festivals for saints.
See also: Calendar
a calendar of months.
See also: Time
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