breviary

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin breviārium (summary) (compare abbreviation), ultimately from brevis (short).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈbrɛv.ɪ.əɹ.i/, /ˈbriː.vɪ.əɹ.i/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈbrɛv.i.ɛɹ.i//
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Noun[edit]

breviary (plural breviaries)

  1. A book containing prayers, hymns, and so on for everyday use at the canonical hours.
  2. (obsolete) A brief statement or summary.

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