from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A bound collection of antiphons, especially of the responsive choral parts of the Divine Office.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An antiphonal.
  • adj. Pertaining to an antiphon or antiphony.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A book containing a collection of antiphons; the book in which the antiphons of the breviary, with their musical notes, are contained.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A book of antiphons.
  • Antiphonal.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. relating to or resembling an antiphon or antiphony
  • n. bound collection of antiphons


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