Gloria Patri

noun
Gloria Pa·​tri | \ -ˈpä-(ˌ)trē How to pronounce Gloria Patri (audio) \

Definition of Gloria Patri

: a 2-verse doxology to the Trinity

First Known Use of Gloria Patri

13th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Gloria Patri

Late Latin, glory (be) to the Father

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about Gloria Patri

Dictionary Entries near Gloria Patri

glore

Gloria

Gloria in Excelsis

Gloria Patri

gloriation

glorify

gloriole

Statistics for Gloria Patri

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for Gloria Patri

The first known use of Gloria Patri was in the 13th century

See more words from the same century

Comments on Gloria Patri

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

concealment of treason or felony

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

The Exceptions Quiz III

  • one green toy robot amidst many red toy robots
  • Which of these words does not mean "nonsense"?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!