canticle

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin canticulum, diminutive of cantus, song

Noun[edit]

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canticle (plural canticles)

  1. a chant, hymn or song, especially a nonmetrical one, with words from a biblical text

Usage notes[edit]

  • The Psalms are not considered to be canticles