Evangelistary E*van`gel*is"ta*ry, n. [LL. evangelistarium.] A selection of passages from the Gospels, as a lesson in divine service. --Porson. [1913 Webster]

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  • evangelistary — /i van jeuh lis teuh ree/, n., pl. evangelistaries. a book containing passages from the four Gospels to be read at a divine service. Also, evangeliary. [1640 50; < ML evangelistarium. See EVANGELIST, ARY] * * * …   Universalium

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