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