Ten·e·brae | \ˈte-nə-ˌbrā, -ˌbrī, -ˌbrē\

Definition of Tenebrae 

: a church service observed during the final part of Holy Week commemorating the sufferings and death of Christ

First Known Use of Tenebrae

1651, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Tenebrae

Medieval Latin, from Latin, darkness — more at temerity

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