Meaning of psalm

psalm

Pronunciation: (säm), [key]
— n.
  1. a sacred song or hymn.
  2. (cap.) any of the songs, hymns, or prayers contained in the Book of Psalms.
  3. a metric version or paraphrase of any of these.
  4. a poem of a similar nature.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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