Missal Mis"sal, n. [LL. missale, liber missalis, from missa mass: cf. F. missel. See 1st {Mass}.] The book containing the service of the Mass for the entire year; a Mass book. [1913 Webster]

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  • missal — MISSÁL s.n. (Poligr.) Corp de literă de 48 de puncte tipografice. [< germ. Missal]. Trimis de LauraGellner, 13.06.2005. Sursa: DN  MISSÁL s. n. corp de literă de 48 de puncte tipografice. (< germ. Missal) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007.… …   Dicționar Român

  • Missal — hat mehrere Bedeutungen: Es ist der aus dem Lateinischen (missale) abgeleitete Name für das Messbuch der katholischen Kirche. Es bezeichnet zwei Schriftgrade: Das kleine Missal mit 48 Punkt und das große Missal mit 56 Punkt, siehe Missalschrift …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Missal — Mis sal, a. Of or pertaining to the Mass, or to a missal or Mass book. Bp. Hall. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • missal — (n.) c.1300, from O.Fr. messel book of the Mass (12c.) an ddirectly from M.L. missale, neuter of adjective missalis pertaining to the Mass, from L.L. missa Mass (see MASS (Cf. mass) (2)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • missal — s. m. Livro que contém as orações das missas e festas do ano …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • missal — ► NOUN ▪ a book of the texts used in the Catholic Mass. ORIGIN from Latin missa Mass …   English terms dictionary

  • missal — [mis′əl] n. [ME missale < ML(Ec) neut. of missalis, of Mass < LL(Ec) missa,MASS1] 1. [often M ] a large book containing the prayers, readings, and rubrics authorized by the Roman Catholic Church for the celebration of Mass 2. any small book …   English World dictionary

  • Missal — The Missal , by John William Waterhouse A missal is a liturgical book containing all instructions and texts necessary for the celebration of Mass throughout the year. Contents …   Wikipedia

  • missal — /mis euhl/, n. 1. (sometimes cap.) Rom. Cath. Ch. the book containing the prayers and rites used by the priest in celebrating Mass over the course of the entire year. 2. any book of prayers or devotions. [1300 50; ME < ML missale, n. use of neut …   Universalium

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