What does canticle mean?

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ˈkæn tɪ kəlcan·ti·cle

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. canticlenoun

    a hymn derived from the Bible

Wiktionary

  1. canticlenoun

    a chant, hymn or song, especially a nonmetrical one, with words from a biblical text

    Etymology: canticulum, diminutive of cantus, song

Webster Dictionary

  1. Canticlenoun

    a song; esp. a little song or hymn

    Etymology: [L. canticulum a little song, dim. of canticum song, fr. cantus a singing, fr. coner to sing. See Chant.]

  2. Canticlenoun

    the Song of Songs or Song of Solomon, one of the books of the Old Testament

    Etymology: [L. canticulum a little song, dim. of canticum song, fr. cantus a singing, fr. coner to sing. See Chant.]

  3. Canticlenoun

    a canto or division of a poem

    Etymology: [L. canticulum a little song, dim. of canticum song, fr. cantus a singing, fr. coner to sing. See Chant.]

  4. Canticlenoun

    a psalm, hymn, or passage from the Bible, arranged for chanting in church service

    Etymology: [L. canticulum a little song, dim. of canticum song, fr. cantus a singing, fr. coner to sing. See Chant.]

Freebase

  1. Canticle

    A canticle is a hymn, psalm or other song of praise.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Canticle

    kan′ti-kl, n. a song: a non-metrical hymn, esp. one of those used in the public services of the church, as the Benedicite: (pl.) the Song of Solomon.—n. Can′ticum, a canticle: a part-song in an ancient play. [L. canticulum, dim of canticum.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of canticle in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of canticle in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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