Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

Gloria Patri

play
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


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up Gloria Patri? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

of, relating to, or near a shore

Get Word of the Day daily email!