Venite

noun
Ve·​ni·​te | \ və-ˈnī-tē How to pronounce Venite (audio) , -ˈnē-ˌtā How to pronounce Venite (audio) \

Definition of Venite

: a liturgical chant composed of parts of Psalms 95 and 96

First Known Use of Venite

13th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Venite

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

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“Venite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Venite. Accessed 5 Aug. 2020.

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