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  1. menaion(Noun)

    The annual fixed liturgical cycle of services used in the Eastern Orthodox and Greek-Catholic Churches, containing a list of the services and large collection of liturgical texts for an entire month. Twelve volumes are usually offered for the year, as a set known as the menaia.

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  1. Menaion(noun)

    a work of twelve volumes, each containing the offices in the Greek Church for a month; also, each volume of the same

  2. Origin: [NL., from Gr. mhnai^os monthly.]

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  1. Menaion

    The Menaion refers to the annual fixed cycle of services in the Eastern Orthodox and Greek-Catholic Churches. Commemorations in the Menaion are tied to the day of the calendar year.

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