pl. -·rias or -·riae·
- in ancient Rome, holidays or festivals
- Eccles. any weekday, except Saturday, that is not a feast day or vigil
Origin of feriaLL: see fair
nounpl. fe·ri·as or fe·ri·ae
A weekday on a church calendar on which no feast is observed.
Origin of feriaMedieval Latin f&emacron;ria, ordinary day, weekday, from Late Latin, feast day (used with ordinals to name the days of the week), from Latin f&emacron;riae, religious festival, holidays; see dh&emacron;s- in Indo-European roots.
- A weekday on a Church calendar on which no feast is observed.