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Nunc Dimittis

noun Nunc Di·mit·tis \ˌnəŋk-də-ˈmi-təs, ˌnŋk-\

Definition of NUNC DIMITTIS

:  the prayer of Simeon in Luke 2:29–32 used as a canticle

Origin of NUNC DIMITTIS

Latin, now lettest thou depart; from the first words of the canticle
First Known Use: 1552

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