- IPA: /ˈroʊzəri/
rosary (plural rosaries)
- A series of prayers, usually made up of five, fifteen, or twenty decades of Hail Marys, each decade beginning with Our Father and ending with a Glory Be to the Father, sometimes including other prayers used in Roman Catholicism, and the Anglican, Lutheran, and Old Catholic churches.
- A string of beads used in counting the prayers said in a rosary.
- (Should we delete(+) this sense?) A string of beads used in praying by members of some religions or denominations other than Roman Catholicism such as the Anglican Church
series of prayers
Catholic prayer beads
non-Catholic prayer beads