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no·ve·na

 (nō-vē′nə)
n. pl. no·ve·nas or no·ve·nae (-nē) Roman Catholic Church
A recitation of prayers and devotions for a special purpose during nine consecutive days.

[Medieval Latin novēna, from feminine of Latin novēnus, nine each, from novem, nine; see newn̥ in Indo-European roots.]

novena

(nəʊˈviːnə)
n, pl -nas or -nae (-niː)
(Roman Catholic Church) RC Church a devotion consisting of prayers or services on nine consecutive days
[C19: from Medieval Latin, from Latin novem nine]

no•ve•na

(noʊˈvi nə, nə-)

n., pl. -nae (-ni) -nas.
a Roman Catholic devotion occurring on nine consecutive days.
[1850–55; < Medieval Latin novēna, n. use of feminine singular of Latin novēnī nine each = nov(em) nine]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.novena - a Roman Catholic devotion consisting of prayers on nine consecutive days
devotion - (usually plural) religious observance or prayers (usually spoken silently); "he returned to his devotions"
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
novena

novena

[nəʊˈviːnə] N (novenae (pl)) [nəʊˈviːniː]novena f

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