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- IPA: /ˈroʊzəri/
rosary (plural rosaries)
- A series of prayers, usually made up of five, fifteen, or twenty decades of Hail Marys, each decade beginning with Our Father and ending with a Glory Be to the Father, sometimes including other prayers used in Roman Catholicism, and the Anglican, Lutheran, and Old Catholic churches.
- A string of beads used in counting the prayers said in a rosary.
- (Should we delete(+) this sense?) A string of beads used in praying by members of some religions or denominations other than Roman Catholicism such as the Anglican Church
See also 
series of prayers
Catholic prayer beads
non-Catholic prayer beads