Synonyms of paternoster


1. Paternoster

usage: (Roman Catholic Church) the Lord's Prayer in Latin; translates as `our father'

2. paternoster, elevator, lift

usage: a type of lift having a chain of open compartments that move continually in an endless loop so that (agile) passengers can step on or off at each floor

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