[heb-dom-uh-der-ee] /hɛbˈdɒm əˌdɛr i/
noun, plural hebdomadaries.
Roman Catholic Church. a member of a church or monastery appointed for one week to sing the chapter Mass and lead in the recitation of the breviary.
[hee-bee] /ˈhi bi/ noun 1. any of various shrubs and trees belonging to the genus Hebe, of the figwort family, native mostly to New Zealand, having evergreen leaves and clusters or spikes of white, pink, or purple flowers. [heeb] /hib/ noun, Slang: Extremely Disparaging and Offensive. 1. a contemptuous term used to refer to a […]
[hœ-bey] /ˈhœˈbeɪ/ noun, Pinyin. 1. a province in NE China. 81,479 sq. mi. (211,031 sq. km). Capital: Shijiazhuang. /ˈhʌˈbeɪ/ noun 1. a province of NE China, on the Gulf of Chihli: important for the production of winter wheat, cotton, and coal. Capital: Shijiazhuang. Pop: 67 690 000 (2003 est). Area: 202 700 sq km (79 […]
[hee-buh-free-nee-uh] /ˌhi bəˈfri ni ə/ noun, Psychiatry. 1. a type of schizophrenia characterized by emotionless, incongruous, or silly behavior, intellectual deterioration, and hallucinations, frequently beginning insidiously during adolescence. /ˌhiːbɪˈfriːnɪə/ noun 1. a form of pubertal schizophrenia, characterized by hallucinations, delusions, foolish behaviour, and senseless laughter n. “adolescent insanity,” 1886, coined in Modern Latin by German […]
[hee-ber] /ˈhi bər/ noun 1. Reginald, 1783–1826, British bishop and hymn writer. passing over. (1.) Son of Beriah and grandson of Asher (Gen. 46:17; 1 Chr. 7:31, 32). (2.) The Kenite (Judg. 4:11, 17; 5:24), a descendant of Hobab. His wife Jael received Sisera (q.v.) into her tent and then killed him. (3.) 1 Chr. […]