-ä-(ˌ)tä sometimes bē-ˈā-tə
plural beatae
bā-ˈä-(ˌ)tā sometimes bē-ˈā-(ˌ)tē,
also beatas
Roman Catholic Church
: a woman or girl who has been beatified

Word History


Latin, from feminine of beatus happy

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“Beata.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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