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Noun: matins  ma-t(u)nz [N. Amer], ma-tinz [Brit]
  1. The first canonical hour; at daybreak
    - morning prayer
Noun: matin  ma-t(u)n [N. Amer], ma-tin [Brit]
  1. Morning
  2. Morning worship or service; morning prayers or songs
  3. Time of morning service; the first canonical hour in the Roman Catholic Church

Type of: canonical hour

Encyclopedia: Matins