Rorate Sunday

noun Ro·ra·te Sunday \rȯˈrätē-\

Definition of Rorate Sunday

  1. :  the fourth Sunday in Advent

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Origin and Etymology of rorate sunday

rorate from Latin, 2d person plural imperative of rorare to drip moisture, from ror-, ros dew; from the occurrence of rorate as the first word in the Latin form of the introit for the day in some Christian churches

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