Gloria in Excelsis


Gloria in Ex·cel·sis

\-ˌin-eks-ˈchel-səs, -ek-ˈshel-\

Definition of GLORIA IN EXCELSIS

:  a Christian liturgical hymn having the verse form of the Psalms

Origin of GLORIA IN EXCELSIS

Late Latin, glory (be to God) on high
First Known Use: 14th century

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