Exultet

noun

Ex·​ul·​tet
igˈzu̇lˌtet,
eg-
plural -s
: a hymn of praise sung in the Roman Catholic Church at the blessing of the paschal candle on Easter eve

Word History

Etymology

Latin exsultet, exultet let (it) rejoice, 3d person singular present subjunctive of exsultare, exultare

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“Exultet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Exultet. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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