Definitions for "Doxology"
Keywords:  praise, hymn, glory, sung, patri
In Christian worship: A hymn expressing praise and honor to God; a form of praise to God designed to be sung or chanted by the choir or the congregation.
Greek doxologia, a praising -- any of several hymns of praise to God, often beginning with "Praise God from whom all belssings flow." The greater doxology begins Gloria in excelsis Deo ("glory to God in the highest") and the lesser doxology begins Gloria Patri ("glory to the Father").
Words said or sung in praise of the Holy Trinity (see Gloria Patri; also, the conclusion of each Eucharistic Prayer in BCP).
an expression of adoration which rises above the level of ordinary speech