Venite

noun

Ve·​ni·​te və-ˈnī-tē How to pronounce Venite (audio) -ˈnē-ˌtā How to pronounce Venite (audio)
: a liturgical chant composed of parts of Psalms 95 and 96

Word History

Etymology

from the opening word of Psalm 95, Latin venīte "come!", plural imperative of venīre "to come" — more at come entry 1

First Known Use

13th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Venite was in the 13th century

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Cite this Entry

“Venite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Venite. Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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