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The American Church Dictionary and Cycopedia

Epact, the

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The Epact is the moon's age at the beginning of any given year. The term is derived from the Greek word, Epacte, meaning carried on. The Epact is used in the calculations for finding on what day Easter will fall. (See TABLES IN THE PRAYER BOOK.)


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Miller, William James. Entry for 'Epact, the'. The American Church Dictionary and Cyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/acd/e/epact-the.html. 1901.

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