recessional

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

recession +‎ -al

Adjective[edit]

recessional (not comparable)

  1. Of or relating to recession or withdrawal.
    A recessional hymn is sung in a procession returning from the choir to the robing room.

Noun[edit]

recessional (plural recessionals)

  1. Music played during a church recession.