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Definition of "missal" []

  • Roman Catholic Church A book containing all the prayers and responses necessary for celebrating the Mass throughout the year. (noun)
  • A prayer book. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "missal" in a sentence
  • "I hope these, however, will provide some basic textual considerations for the parish, and those which will continue to have application after the revised missal is formally issued."
  • "The missal is priced under $20.00 USD on Amazon. com, being regularly priced at a mere $24.99."
  • "The missal is also placed on the altar on the Epistle side."