Ritual

Definition of Ritual

Rit´u`al
a.1.Of or pertaining to rites or ritual; as, ritual service or sacrifices; the ritual law.
n.1.A prescribed form of performing divine service in a particular church or communion; as, the Jewish ritual.
2.Hence, the code of ceremonies observed by an organization; as, the ritual of the freemasons.
3.A book containing the rites to be observed.

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