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hebdomadary

heb·dom·a·dar·y /hɛbˈdɒməˌdɛri/ noun, plural -dar·ies, adjective

–noun
1. Roman Catholic Church . a member of a church or monastery appointed for one week to sing the chapter Mass and lead in the recitation of the breviary.

–adjective
2. hebdomadal ( def. 1 ) .

Origin:
1400–50; late ME ebdomadarie < LL hebdomadārius. See hebdomad, -ary

Source: Dictionary.com.

Then the abbot gave his benediction, the hebdomadary said the prayers, all bowed toward the altar

Source: The Name of the Rose by Umberto Eco.

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