Oculi Sunday

noun

Oc·​u·​li Sunday
ˈäkyəˌlī-
: the third Sunday in Lent

Word History

Etymology

Latin oculi, plural of oculus eye; from the fact that the introit for the day, Psalms 24: 15 (Vulgate), begins with the word oculi

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“Oculi Sunday.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Oculi%20Sunday. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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