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Agnus Dei

see synonyms of agnus dei

Noun

1. agnus dei, paschal lamb

figure of a lamb; emblematic of Christ

2. agnus dei

a liturgical prayer beginning with these Latin words

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Agnus Dei

see synonyms of agnus dei
noun Christianity
1. 
the figure of a lamb bearing a cross or banner, emblematic of Christ
2. 
a chant beginning with these words or a translation of them, forming part of the Roman Catholic Mass or sung as an anthem in the Anglican liturgy
3. 
a wax medallion stamped with a lamb as emblem of Christ and blessed by the pope

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Agnus Dei

see synonyms of agnus dei
1. 
a representation of Christ as a lamb, often holding a cross or flag
2.  Roman Catholic Church
a. 
a little wax disk with a lamb pictured on it, blessed by the pope
b. 
a prayer in the Latin Mass, beginning Agnus Dei
c. 
music for this

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Agnus Dei

see synonyms of agnus dei
n.
1. Christianity Lamb of God; Jesus. Also called Paschal Lamb.
2.
a. A liturgical prayer to Jesus.
b. The last item of the Ordinary of the Roman Catholic Mass.
c. A musical setting for either of these texts.

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