ag·​nus | \ ˈäg-ˌnu̇s, -ˌnüs, ˈän-yu̇s, ˈag-nəs \
plural -es

Definition of agnus

: agnus dei

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First Known Use of agnus

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for agnus

Middle English, short for Agnus Dei

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“Agnus.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Apr. 2021.

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