Ave-maria meaning

ävā mə-rēə
A prayer to the Virgin Mary used in the Roman Catholic Church.
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A musical setting of this prayer.
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Origin of ave-maria

  • ME < L, “Hail, Mary” (Luke 1:28)

    From Webster's New World College Dictionary, 5th Edition

  • Middle English from Medieval Latin Avē Maria

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