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Agnus Dei (n.)

Late Latin, literally "lamb of God." From c. 1400 in English as the name of the part of the Mass beginning with these words, or (later) a musical setting of it. Latin agnus "lamb" is from PIE *agwh-no- "lamb" (see yean). For deus "god," see Zeus. The phrase is used from 1620s in reference to an image of a lamb as emblematic of Christ; usually it is pictured with a nimbus and supporting the banner of the Cross.

updated on October 10, 2017

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Definitions of Agnus Dei from WordNet

Agnus Dei (n.)
figure of a lamb; emblematic of Christ;
Synonyms: Paschal Lamb
Agnus Dei (n.)
a liturgical prayer beginning with these Latin words;
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