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Gloria Patri

noun Gloria Pa·tri \-ˈpä-(ˌ)trē\

Definition of Gloria Patri

  1. :  a 2-verse doxology to the Trinity

Origin and Etymology of gloria patri

Late Latin, glory (be) to the Father

First Known Use: 13th century

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