matins

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mat·ins

noun plural but singular or plural in construction, often capitalized \ˈma-tənz\

Definition of MATINS

1
:  the night office forming with lauds the first of the canonical hours

Origin of MATINS

Middle English matines, from Anglo-French, from Late Latin matutinae, from Latin, feminine plural of matutinus
First Known Use: 14th century

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