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Canticle

The American Church Dictionary and Cyclopedia

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A word derived from the Latin canticulus, meaning a little song, from cantus a song. The term is applied to the detached Psalms and Hymns used in the services of the Church, such as the Venite, Benedictus, Magnificat, etc.

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Miller, William James. Entry for 'Canticle'. The American Church Dictionary and Cyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​acd/​c/canticle.html. 1901.
 
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