tersanctus

noun, often capitalized ter·sanctus \ˈtər, ˈter+\

Definition of tersanctus

plural

-es

  1. 1 :  sanctus

  2. 2 often capitalized :  any hymn or invocation praising God as the thrice-holy deity

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Origin and Etymology of tersanctus

New Latin, literally, thrice holy (translation of Late Greek trisagios), from Latin ter three times + sanctus holy — more at ter-, saint


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