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

Origin and Etymology of nunc dimittis

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


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