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Psal·teralso psal·ter (sôl′tər)
A book containing the book of Psalms or a particular version of, musical setting for, or selection from it.
[Middle English, from Old English psaltere and Old French psaultier, both from Late Latin psaltērium, from Latin, psaltery, from Greek psaltērion; see psaltery.]
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1. (Bible) another name for Psalms, esp in the version in the Book of Common Prayer
2. (Bible) a translation, musical, or metrical version of the Psalms
3. (Bible) a devotional or liturgical book containing a version of Psalms, often with a musical setting
[Old English psaltere, from Late Latin psaltērium, from Greek psaltērion stringed instrument, from psallein to play a stringed instrument]
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1. the Biblical book of Psalms.
2. (sometimes l.c.) psalmbook.
[before 900; Middle English sauter (< Anglo-French), Old English saltere < Late Latin psaltērium the Psalter, Latin: a psaltery < Greek psaltḗrion, derivative (with -tērion n. suffix) of psállein to pluck]
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Psalterof bishops: bishops collectively.
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|Noun||1.||Psalter - a collection of Psalms for liturgical use|
Book of Common Prayer - the Anglican service book of the Church of England; has had several revisions since the Reformation and is widely admired for the dignity and beauty of its language
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psalter[ˈsɔːltəʳ] N → salterio m
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n → Psalter m
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psalter[ˈsɔːltəʳ] n → salterio
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