Agnus Dei Definition

ăgnəs dēī, änyo͝os dāē, ägno͝os
Lamb of God; Jesus.
American Heritage
A representation of Christ as a lamb, often holding a cross or flag.
Webster's New World
A liturgical prayer to Jesus.
American Heritage
A little wax disk with a lamb pictured on it, blessed by the pope.
Webster's New World
The last item of the Ordinary of the Roman Catholic Mass.
American Heritage

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Agnus Dei

Origin of Agnus Dei

  • Late Latin Agnus Deī Latin agnus lamb Latin deī genitive of deus god

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin Agnus Dei (“lamb of God”).

    From Wiktionary

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