requiescat

noun re·qui·es·cat \ ˌre-kwē-ˈe-ˌskät , -ˌkat ; ˌrā-kwē-ˈe-ˌskät \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of requiescat

: a prayer for the repose of a dead person

Origin and Etymology of requiescat

Latin, may he (or she) rest, from requiescere to rest, from re- + quiescere to be quiet, from quies


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