evangelistary

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evangelistary (plural evangelistaries)

  1. (Christianity) A book containing selections from the Gospels, read during worship services.
    • 1996, Thomas Forrest Kelly, The exultet in Southern Italy[1], page 194:
      The Exultet in sources related to southern Italy, in addition to its transmission in twenty-six rolls, is found in twenty-seven other manuscripts: eighteen missals, two evangelistaries, two pontificals, two rituals, two graduals, and one processional.

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