antiphonal

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Noun[edit]

antiphonal (plural antiphonals)

  1. A book of antiphons or anthems sung or chanted at a liturgy; an antiphonary or antiphoner.
  2. An antiphon; a piece sung or chanted in an antiphonal manner.

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Adjective[edit]

antiphonal (not comparable)

  1. (music) Characterized by antiphones or antiphony; incorporating alternate, or responsive singing by a choir split into two parts.
    The antiphonal hymn was sung regularly at church.

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References[edit]

  • antiphonal” in Dictionary.com Unabridged, v1.0.1, Lexico Publishing Group, 2006.