psalterium
noun (plural psalteria) Etymology: New Latin, from Late Latin, psalter; from the resemblance of the folds to the pages of a book Date: circa 1846 omasum

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  • Psalterium — • The Book of the Psalms only concerns us here in so far as it was transcribed and used for liturgical purposes. . . Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Psalterium     Psalterium …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • PSALTERIUM — Graece ψαλτήριον, instrumentum Musicum, quô Psalmi decantabantur; unde vox ad ipsos Psalmos seu Hymnos significandos translata, uti supra diximus, in voce Psalmus. Cuius libri sacri (quô in Graecorum officiis nullus frequentior) inspectio,… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Psalterium — Das Psalterium oder Psalter (von gr. psallo, „eine Saite zupfen“) gilt als Urform von Zither und Hackbrett, auch die Harfe wurde davon beeinflusst. Sein Resonanzkasten ist meist trapezförmig, rechteckig oder in „Schweinskopfform“ [1] und oft… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Psalterium — may mean:* Psalterium Georgii, a constellation *Psalterium (instrument) *Psalterium (book), book of Psalms * Omasum, the third stomach of ruminants *For neuroanatomical structure, see Commissure of fornix …   Wikipedia

  • Psalterium — Psal*te ri*um, n.; pl. {Psalteria}. [L., a psaltery.] (Anat.) (a) The third stomach of ruminants. See {Manyplies}. (b) The lyra of the brain. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • psalterium — salterio, también llamado lira. Una serie de fibras longitudinales y oblicuas en la parte posterior de la cara inferior del trígono Diccionario ilustrado de Términos Médicos.. Alvaro Galiano. 2010 …   Diccionario médico

  • psalterium — [sôl tir′ē əm, sal′tir′ē əm] n. pl. psalteria [sôl tir′ēə] [ModL < L (see PSALTER): from the appearance of the many folds it contains] OMASUM …   English World dictionary

  • Psalterium — Psal|te|ri|um 〈n.; s, ri|en〉 = Hackbrett [→ Psalter] * * * Psalterium   [griechisch lateinisch] das, s/...ri |en, Psạlter,    1) christliche Liturgie: mittelalterliches liturgisches Textbuch der Psalmen und entsprechenden Antiphonen zur …   Universal-Lexikon

  • psalterium — psalterial, adj. /sawl tear ee euhm/, n., pl. psalteria / tear ee euh/. Zool. the omasum. [1855 60; < LL psalterium the PSALTER, the folds of the omasum being likened to the leaves of a book] * * * …   Universalium

  • Psalterium — Psal|te|ri|um das; s, ...ien [...i̯ən] <aus (kirchen)lat. psalterium, vgl. ↑Psalter> svw. ↑Psalter (1, 2) …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • psalterium — psal•te•ri•um [[t]sɔlˈtɪər i əm[/t]] n. pl. te•ri•a [[t] ˈtɪər i ə[/t]] zool. omasum • Etymology: 1855–60; < LL psaltērium the Psalter, the folds of the omasum being likened to the leaves of a book psal•te′ri•al, adj …   From formal English to slang

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