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confiteor

noun con·fi·te·or \kən-ˈfē-tē-ˌr, -ər\

Definition of CONFITEOR

:  a liturgical form in which sinfulness is acknowledged and intercession for God's mercy requested

Origin of CONFITEOR

Middle English, from Latin, literally, I confess, from the opening words — more at confess
First Known Use: 13th century

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