Variant of offertory
- the part of a Eucharistic service in which the bread and wine, before being consecrated, are offered to God
- the prayers said then
- a hymn or musical composition used then
- the part of a church service during which money offerings are collected from the congregation
- the collection itself
Origin: Middle English offertorie from Ecclesiastical Medieval Latin offertorium from LL(Ec), place for offerings from offerre, to offer
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