Menaion
Menaion Me*na"ion, n.; pl. {Menaia} (-y[*a]). [NL., from Gr. ? monthly.] (Eccl.) A work of twelve volumes, each containing the offices in the Greek Church for a month; also, each volume of the same. --Shipley. [1913 Webster]

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