n. pl. hym·no·dies
1. The singing of hymns.
2. The composing or writing of hymns.
3. The hymns of a particular period or church.
[Medieval Latin hymnōdia, from Greek humnōidiā : humnos, hymn + ōidē, song; see wed-2 in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]
hymno·dist (-dĭst) n.
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