Ave Maria

noun Ave Ma·ria \ˌä-(ˌ)vā-mə-ˈrē-ə\

Definition of Ave Maria

  1. :  hail mary 1

Origin and Etymology of ave maria

Middle English, from Medieval Latin, hail, Mary

First Known Use: 13th century

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