from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In the Gr. Ch., one of the canonical hours, corresponding to the Western lauds, but confounded by some Western writers, through a mistaken inference from the meaning of the word (‘dawn’), with matins. Orthros is a more elaborate office than lauds.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The divine office or service at dawn of the Orthodox Christian Church.


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