a book of .
He is said to dwell mainly upon the proper manner of performing the antiphonary and the graduale.
A Popular History of the Art of Music W. S. B. Mathews
The antiphonary contained the antiphons or anthems, sung at the canonical hours, and certain other minor parts of the service.
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noun (pl) -naries
a bound collection of antiphons, esp for use in the divine office
of or relating to such a book
the use of a word in a sense opposite to its proper meaning. noun (rhetoric) the use of a word in a sense opposite to its normal one, esp for ironic effect n. 1530s, from Latin antiphrasis, from Greek antiphrasis, from antiphrazein “to express (something) by the opposite,” from anti- (see anti-) + phrazein “to […]
(in the Iliad) a Trojan ally, the son of Talaemenes and a nymph. a Greek commander who sailed from Troy with Odysseus and was devoured by Polyphemus. Historical Examples But at him Antiphus, of the varied corslet, the son of Priam, took aim through the crowd with a sharp spear. The Iliad of Homer (1873) […]
antiplasmin antiplasmin an·ti·plas·min (ān’tē-plāz’mĭn, ān’tī-) n. A substance that inhibits or prevents the effects of plasmin. Also called antifibrinolysin.
allaying or preventing the growth of new tissue.