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Adjective: recessional  ri'se-shu-nul
  1. Of or relating to receding
Noun: recessional  ri'se-shu-nul
  1. The withdrawal of the clergy and choir from the chancel to the vestry at the end of a church service
    - recession
  2. A hymn that is sung at the end of a service as the clergy and choir withdraw

Derived forms: recessionals

Type of: anthem, hymn, procession

Encyclopedia: Recessional