from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Relating to or resembling an antiphon.
- adj. Answering responsively, as in antiphony.
- adj. Occurring or responding in turns; alternating: "this curious antiphonal relationship between the two men” ( Henry A. Kissinger).
- n. An antiphonary.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A book of antiphons or anthems sung or chanted at a liturgy; an antiphonary or antiphoner.
- n. An antiphon; a piece sung or chanted in an antiphonal manner.
- adj. Characterized by antiphones or antiphony; incorporating alternate, or responsive singing by a choir split into two parts.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of or pertaining to antiphony, or alternate singing; sung alternately by a divided choir or opposite choirs.
- n. A book of antiphons or anthems.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to or marked by antiphony or responsive singing; antiphonary.
- n. A book of antiphons or anthems; an antiphonary.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. bound collection of antiphons
- adj. containing or using responses; alternating
- adj. relating to or resembling an antiphon or antiphony
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