English noun: litany
|1.||litany (communication) any long and tedious address or recital|
|Samples||The patient recited a litany of complaints.|
A litany of failures.
|Broader (hypernym)||address, speech|
|2.||Litany (communication) a prayer consisting of a series of invocations by the priest with responses from the congregation|
|Part meronym||Book of Common Prayer|