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bre·vi·ar·y

 (brē′vē-ĕr′ē, brĕv′ē-)
n. pl. bre·vi·ar·ies Ecclesiastical
A book containing the hymns, offices, and prayers for the canonical hours.

[Middle English breviarie, from Old French breviaire, from Medieval Latin breviārium, from Latin, summary, from brevis, short; see brief.]

breviary

(ˈbriːvjərɪ)
n, pl -ries
1. (Roman Catholic Church) RC Church a book of psalms, hymns, prayers, etc, to be recited daily by clerics in major orders and certain members of religious orders as part of the divine office
2. (Eastern Church (Greek & Russian Orthodox)) a similar book in the Orthodox Church
[C16: from Latin breviārium an abridged version, from breviāre to shorten, from brevis short]

bre•vi•ar•y

(ˈbri viˌɛr i, ˈbrɛv i-)

n., pl. -ar•ies.
a book containing the psalms, readings, and prayers to be recited in the divine office.
[1540–50; < Latin breviārium an abridgment =brevi(s) short + -ārium -ary]

breviary

Catholicism. a book containing the prayers, lessons, etc., needed by a priest for the reading of his daily office.
See also: Books
a book containing the prayers, lessons, etc., needed by a priest for the reading of his daily office.
See also: Catholicism
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.breviary - (Roman Catholic Church) a book of prayers to be recited daily certain priests and members of religious orders
prayer book, prayerbook - a book containing prayers
Church of Rome, Roman Catholic Church, Roman Church, Western Church, Roman Catholic - the Christian Church based in the Vatican and presided over by a pope and an episcopal hierarchy
Translations
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breviar
breviar
časoslov
требник

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[ˈbriːvɪərɪ] N (Rel) → breviario m

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Entre las fuentes de Socrates hay que citar la obra de Eusebio de Cesarea, especialmente la Vida de Constantino, Contra Marcelo y De ecclesiastica theologia; la Historia eclesiastica de Rufino de Aquileya; el Breviarium ab urbe condita de Eutropio (en la version griega de Peanio); los Acta Archelai de Hegemonio o Pseudo Hegemonio; el elogio de Eusebio de Emesa compuesto por Jorge de Laodicea; las cartas del emperador y la correspondencia oficial; listas episcopales y actas de concilios (por medio de la Synagoge de Sabino de Heraclea).
La obra Zachariae Lilii Vicetini orbis breviarium; fide compendio ordineq.
72, quoting the responsory Surgens Jesus for Matins, Feria VI within the Octave of Easter, according to the 1962 Breviarium Romanum; ET, http://www.vatican.va/holy_father/john_xxiii/encyclicals/documents.