lection definition by Webster's New World
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- Now Rare the version in a particular text of a certain passage
- a selection, as of Scripture, forming part of a religious service; lesson
Origin: Classical Latin lectio ; from lectus: see lectin
lection definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- A variant reading or transcription of a text or copy.
- A reading from Scripture that forms a part of a church service.
Origin: Latin lēctiō, lēctiōn-, a reading; see lesson.