13th century, in the meaning defined above
Middle English, from Medieval Latin confiteor domino meo "I confess [my sins] to the Lord," the opening words of the form; confiteor, first person singular present tense of confitērī "to admit (the truth of a statement), confess"
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“Confiteor.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/confiteor. Accessed 26 Nov. 2021.
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