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From Middle French liturgie, from Latin liturgia, from Ancient Greek λειτουργία (leitourgía), from λειτ- (leit-), from λαός (laós, people) + -ουργός (-ourgós), from ἔργον (érgon, work) (the public work of the people done on behalf of the people).

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liturgy (countable and uncountable, plural liturgies)

  1. A predetermined or prescribed set of rituals that are performed, usually by a religion.
  2. An official worship service of the Christian church.
  3. (historical) In Ancient Greece, a form of personal service to the state.

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liturgy c (plural liturgyen or liturgys)

  1. liturgy

Further readingEdit

  • liturgy”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011