processional

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

procession +‎ -al

Adjective[edit]

processional (not comparable)

  1. Of, pertaining to, or used during a procession, particularly at the start of a religious ceremony or wedding.
    • Milman
      The processional services became more frequent.

Noun[edit]

processional (plural processionals)

  1. A hymn or other music used during a procession; prosodion.
  2. (Roman Catholicism) A service book relating to ecclesiastical processions.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of J. Gregory to this entry?)

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