- The definition of liturgy is the ritual or script for various forms of public worship in churches.
An example of liturgy is the sacrament of the Eucharist.
- prescribed forms or ritual for public worship in any of various religions or churches
- the Eucharistic service, esp. ( Divine Liturgy) in the Eastern Orthodox Church
Origin: Fr liturgie from Ecclesiastical Medieval Latin liturgia from Glassical Greek leitourgia, public service to the gods (in Septuagint and amp; New Testament , ministry of priests), ultimately from leōs, laos, people plush ergon, work
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noun pl. lit·ur·gies
- A prescribed form or set of forms for public religious worship.
- often Liturgy Christianity The sacrament of the Eucharist.
Origin: Late Latin lītūrgia, from Greek leitourgiā, public service, from leitourgos, public servant, from earlier lēitourgos : lēiton, town hall (from lēos, dialectal variant of lāos, people) + ergon, work; see werg- in Indo-European roots.