Definitions for hymnodyˈhɪm nə di

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

hym•no•dyˈhɪm nə di(n.)

  1. hymn singing or composition.

    Category: Music and Dance

  2. hymns collectively.

    Category: Music and Dance

Origin of hymnody:

1705–15; < ML hymnōdia < Gk hymnōidía chanting of a hymn =hýmn(os)hymn+ōidía singing (aoid- sing (see ode ) +-ia -ia )

Princeton's WordNet

  1. psalmody, hymnody(noun)

    the act of singing psalms or hymns


  1. hymnody(Noun)

    The writing, composing, or singing of hymns or psalms.

  2. hymnody(Noun)

    The hymns of a particular church or of a particular time.

  3. Origin: From hymnodie, from hymnodia, from ὑμνῳδία, from ὑμνῳδέω, from ὕμνος + .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hymnody(noun)

    hymns, considered collectively; hymnology


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