Nunc Dimittis

noun
Nunc Di·mit·tis | \ˌnəŋk-də-ˈmi-təs, ˌnu̇ŋk-\

Definition of Nunc Dimittis 

: the prayer of Simeon in Luke 2:29–32 used as a canticle

First Known Use of Nunc Dimittis

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Nunc Dimittis

Latin, now lettest thou depart; from the first words of the canticle

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