Definition of doxology noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//dɒkˈsɒlədʒi//
; NAmE NAmE//dɑːkˈsɑːlədʒi//
(pl. doxologies)(religion)
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in Christian worship, a short text that can be sung which praises God Word Origin mid 17th cent.: via medieval Latin from Greek doxologia, from doxa ‘appearance, glory’ (from dokein ‘seem’) + -logia (see -logy).
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: doxology