Menologium Men`o*lo"gi*um, Menology Me*nol"o*gy, n.; pl. L. {Menologia}, E. {Menologies}. [NL. menologium, fr. Gr. mh`n month + lo`gos discourse : cf. F. m['e]nologe.] 1. A register of months. --Bp. Stillingfleet. [1913 Webster]

2. (Gr. Church) A brief calendar of the lives of the saints for each day in the year, or a simple remembrance of those whose lives are not written. [1913 Webster]

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  • menology — index calendar (record of yearly periods) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • menology — [mē näl′ə jē, mənäl′ə jē] n. pl. menologies [ModL menologium < LGr mēnologion < Gr mēn, month, MOON + logos, a word, account: see LOGIC] 1. a calendar of the months, with their events 2. a listing of saints, with brief biographies, arranged …   English World dictionary

  • menology — /mi nol euh jee/, n., pl. menologies. 1. a calendar of the months. 2. a record or account, as of saints, arranged in the order of a calendar. [1600 10; < NL menologium < LGk menológion. See MENO , LOGY] * * * …   Universalium

  • menology — register or calendar of saints’ days Ecclesiastical Terms …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • menology — n. Eastern Orthodox Church calendar of the months that indicates the Saints days; register of months …   English contemporary dictionary

  • menology — me·nol·o·gy …   English syllables

  • menology —  Святцы …   Вестминстерский словарь теологических терминов

  • menology — /məˈnɒlədʒi/ (say muh noluhjee) noun (plural menologies) 1. a calendar of the months. 2. a record or account, as of saints, arranged in the order of a calendar. {New Latin mēnologium, from Late Greek mēnologion, from mēno meno + logion saying} …   Australian English dictionary

  • menology —   n. calendar of months; calendar of saints days …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • menology — n. (pl. ies) a calendar, esp. that of the Greek Church, with biographies of the saints. Etymology: mod.L menologium f. eccl.Gk menologion f. men month + logos account …   Useful english dictionary

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