nounpl. -·rias or -·riae·
- [pl.] 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 fēria ordinary day, weekday from Late Latin feast day (used with ordinals to name the days of the week) from Latin fēriae religious festival, holidays ; see dhēs- in Indo-European roots.
- A weekday on a Church calendar on which no feast is observed.