Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A service of prayer.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • a. & n. from pray, v.
  • (Zoöl.) a mantis, especially Mantis religiosa. See Mantis.
  • a wheel on which prayers are pasted by Buddhist priests, who then put the wheel in rapid revolution. Each turn in supposed to have the efficacy of an oral repetition of all the prayers on the wheel. Sometimes it is moved by a stream.

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

  • adjective Of or pertaining to prayer.
  • noun An act of saying a prayer.
  • verb Present participle of pray.

Etymologies

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pray +‎ -ing

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