requiescat

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re·qui·es·cat

noun \ˌre-kwē-ˈes-ˌkät, -ˌkat; ˌrā-kwē-ˈes-ˌkät\

Definition of REQUIESCAT

:  a prayer for the repose of a dead person

Origin of REQUIESCAT

Latin, may he (or she) rest, from requiescere to rest, from re- + quiescere to be quiet, from quies
First Known Use: 1824

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