beatus

noun

be·​a·​tus
bā-ˈä-təs,
-ä(ˌ)tu̇,
-ä-(ˌ)tu̇s sometimes bē-ˈā-təs
plural beati
bā-ˈä-(ˌ)tē sometimes bē-ˈā-ˌtī
Roman Catholicism
: a man or boy who has been beatified

Word History

Etymology

Latin, blessed, happy

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“Beatus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/beatus. Accessed 3 Feb. 2023.

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