The definition of liturgy is the ritual or script for various forms of public worship in churches.(noun)
An example of liturgy is the sacrament of the Eucharist.
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noun pl. liturgies
Origin: Fr liturgie < ML(Ec) liturgia < Gr leitourgia, public service to the gods (in LXX & N.T., ministry of priests), ult. < leōs, laos, people + ergon, work
See liturgy in American Heritage Dictionary 4
noun pl. lit·ur·gies
Origin: Late Latin lītūrgia
Origin: , from Greek leitourgiā, public service
Origin: , from leitourgos, public servant
Origin: , from earlier lēitourgos
Origin: : lēiton, town hall (from lēos, dialectal variant of lāos, people)
Origin: + ergon, work; see werg- in Indo-European roots.
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