prayer beads


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prayer beads

 (prâr)
pl.n.
A string of beads for keeping count of the prayers one is saying.

prayer beads

(prɛə)
pl n
(Roman Catholic Church) RC Church the beads of the rosary

prayer′ beads`

(prɛər)
n.
a rosary.
[1620–30]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.prayer beads - a string of beads used in counting prayers (especially by Catholics)prayer beads - a string of beads used in counting prayers (especially by Catholics)
beads, string of beads - several beads threaded together on a string
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prayer beads

nplcorona fsg del rosario
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