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Definition of "menaion" [‖Me•na•ion]

  • The annual fixed liturgical cycle of services used in the Eastern Orthodox and Greek-Catholic Churches, containing a list of the services and large collection of liturgical texts for an entire month. Twelve volumes are usually offered for the year, as a set known as the menaia. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "menaion" in a sentence
  • "That month therefore forms the first menaion; there is then one for each month to August."