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Meaning of PSALTER

Pronunciation:  'soltur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a collection of Psalms for liturgical use
 

PSALTER is a 7 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: Book of Psalms
 
 See Also: Book of Common Prayer, prayer book, prayerbook

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Psal"ter\, n. [OE. psauter, sauter, OF. sautier,
psaltier, F. psautier, from L. psalterium. See {Psaltery}.]
1. The Book of Psalms; -- often applied to a book containing
   the Psalms separately printed.

2. Specifically, the Book of Psalms as printed in the Book of
   Common Prayer; among the Roman Catholics, the part of the
   Breviary which contains the Psalms arranged for each day
   of the week.

3. (R. C. Ch.) A rosary, consisting of a hundred and fifty
   beads, corresponding to the number of the psalms.

 

 

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